Fatal Car Accident in Chattooga County, Georgia
A news report published on wrganews.com states that the Georgia State Patrol is currently investigating a fatal crash in Chattooga County, Georgia.*
The report states that at approximately 2 PM last Friday, a Chattooga County Sheriff's Office deputy pulled over a speeding white Ford passenger sedan on Highway 27 near the area of Silver Hill Road. The speeding vehicle was clocked at 83 MPH in a 65 MPH zone.
The accident report states that a 40-year-old Atlanta man was ordered to submit to a sobriety test. According to the deputy, the driver was giving off a strong odor of Marijuana. The driver then fled the scene in his vehicle, nearly running over the deputy's foot. The Georgia State Patrol joined the police chase traveling southbound. Law enforcement officers clocked the suspect's motor vehicle at speeds of up to 117 mph. The suspect's motor vehicle then left the road close to the top of a ridge, and he tragically sustained fatal injuries. The Georgia State Patrol is investigating the cras
According to Deputy Coroner Ronnie Miley, the identity of the driver was released once the family was notified. This fatal accident news report is currently being updated, and the news website will be updated after all information about the motor vehicle accident has been released.
Deputy Coroner Ronnie Miley and local law enforcement will continue the fatal motor vehicle accident investigation. The area around the accident was closed down for several hours while emergency crews, the Macon-Bibb County Coroner's Office, and law enforcement offices managed the accident and cared for the injury victims.
There were no additional details about the fatal car accident released at this time. All traffic accident witnesses are urged to provide information that can assist local law enforcement in their investigation of the fatal accident. The name of the victim and those involved in the crash have not been made public at this time.
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