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      Victim's name released in fatal evening wreck

      UPDATE (10:15 P.M. 02/13/2014):

      The name of the victim of a car fatality in Irwin County on Frank Rd. has been identified.Georgia State Trooper Brandon Smith of Post 36 says Nicholas Justin Williams, 24, was driving too fast in the conditions and negotiated the curb on Frank Rd.The vehicle hit several trees and overturned, ejecting the driver who was not wearing a seatbelt. The vehicle came to a final rest on top of the driver.Investigators still don't know if alcohol or drugs was a factor.


      Multiple law enforcement agencies responded to an accident off of Frank Road in Irwin County Wednesday night.

      The Irwin County Sheriff's Department confirmed with FOX 31 Thursday morning that an accident took place just over the county border just before seven Wednesday night.

      Georgia State Patrol has taken over the case and says that one man was confirmed to have died on scene.

      It is believed that the driver was traveling along the right side of the road and hit numerous trees causing the vehicle to overturn.

      The victim was not wearing a seat belt and was ejected.

      Officers say that it appears the driver was speeding going in to the 25 mph turn and adds that a blood test will be taken to determine if drugs and alcohol were a factor.

      This case is still under investigation by the Georgia State Patrol.

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