A Putnam County man was tragically killed in a single-vehicle accident on Highway 44 in Greene County on Wednesday, Aug. 15. According to a report obtained from the Georgia State Patrol, Eric Charles Wilson, 28, was killed when he lost control of the pickup truck he was driving and crashed. The report says Wilson was traveling south near King Road at around 5 p.m. and heading into a curve when he crossed all lanes of traffic and collided with a tree on the east shoulder of the road. The truck then came to rest facing northeast against a tree. Wilson succumbed to his injuries from the crash, according to the report.
– Lake Oconee News