Man Dies in Single-Vehicle Crash in Albany, Georgia
ALBANY, GA. – A man sadly died in a single-vehicle crash in Albany, Georgia, according to an online news report from walb.com. Few details have been reported about the crash at this time.*
At approximately 1 a.m. on November 29, 28-year-old Paul Derrick Browner II was driving south on Slappey Road in Albany. Near Newton Road, Browner traveled off the roadway, hit an embankment, then crashed into a tree in the 2200 block of Newton. It is not yet clear what caused Browner to drive off the road.
Browner died at the scene. Officials do not believe any other vehicles or people were involved. No information was reported about the make or model of Browner’s vehicle. No other injuries were reported. Authorities are still investigating the crash and have not yet released additional information.
Albany is located in Dougherty County in the southern part of the state of Georgia. The county has an estimated population of 90,000, and its major roadways include U.S. Route 18 and U.S. Route 82.
Data from the Georgia Governor’s Office of Highway Safety shows a large increase in vehicle accidents in Dougherty County between 2012 and 2016. In 2012, a total of 1,259 vehicle accidents occurred in the county, leading to 410 injuries and five deaths. These numbers rose significantly each following year.
By 2016, vehicle accidents in Dougherty Countyreached 3,746. These accidents resulted in 956 injuries and 20 fatalities. This was the highest number of fatalities during a five-year period. Four of the fatal accidents in 2016 involved alcohol, two involved speeding, two involved motorcyclists, and five involved pedestrians.
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