A single vehicle accident shortly after 8 p.m. on Sandy Run Road in Riceboro has claimed the life of the driver Wednesday Dec. 9.
According to Georgia State Patrol Senior Trooper, Quincy Melvin, Robert Charles Bacon, 41, was driving his 2015 Jaguar XJL, on U.S. Coastal Highway 17 toward Riceboro when he left the roadway striking a culvert.
The impact sent the vehicle airborne striking several tress in the process, until the vehicle stopped.
Bacon, was pronounced dead at the scene.
Fire units from the Riceboro Volunteer Fire and Rescue were on scene to remove the man from the wreckage. Deputies from the Liberty County Sheriff's Office were the first on scene when they were dispatched to the accident
Portions of Sandy Run Road was closed while authorities investigated the cause of the accident.