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Concert honors Willacoochee man killed in crash

By Jade Bulecza - bio | email

PEARSON, GA (WALB) -  Friends of a Willacoochee man who was killed in a drunk driving crash are organizing a concert in his honor.

23-year old Kaine Dillingham was killed when Charles Bartlett Felton ran off Axson road and hit a tree January 15th.

Two other passengers were injured.

Dillingham's friends and brother say they want something positive to come from the tragedy.

Dillingham loved music and played guitar, so they're putting on a concert to keep his memory alive and benefit his young son Payton.

"I'd like for teenagers to learn from it," said Dalton Dillingham, the victim's brother. "I want families to cherish their own families as much as we cherish Kaine."

"Anytime you ever needed him, he was there for you," said Dillingham's best friend Ashley Whitley. "He'd give you the shirt off his back.

Felton is charged with DUI, first degree vehicular manslaughter, and traffic violations.

The concert starts Saturday afternoon at one in Kirkland off Highway 82.

Here's a list of performers:

Jade Tanner

Ashley and Keith Whitley w/Jared James

LeAnn Hodge

1derful Martinez

Mourn No More



Kason Layne

Kelly Morris Band

Bands range from country to gospel. For more information, call (229) 740-3962

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