A Long County man was killed in a single vehicle accident Tuesday morning. According to Georgia State Patrol Trooper, David Laff, Long County deputies were dispatched to an accident on Marcus Nobles and Lannie Burkhalter Road shortly after 8:30 am.
When they arrived, they discovered a 2019 Chevy Silverado which had struck a tree. Laff said the 71-year-old Glennville resident was traveling west on Marcus Nobles Road when he left the roadway continuing for several feet until he struck a pine tree. The vehicle’s front end was heavily damaged in the accident detaching the driver’s side wheel.
The man was pronounced deceased at the scene, and the accident remains under investigation.