Blakely man killed in Decatur County crash

Blakely man killed in Decatur County crash

DECATUR, GA (WALB) - A Blakely man was killed in a single-vehicle crash in Decatur County on Friday evening.

Troopers said 56-year-old Richard Gleaton of Blakely was driving north on GA-1, just south of Toole Dairy Road in a 2003 Ford Pickup truck.

Just before 5 p.m., the truck left the road, went into the ditch and struck a driveway embankment.

Troopers said Gleaton was not wearing his seatbelt.

Gleaton was taken by ambulance to the Bainbridge hospital, where he was pronounced dead.

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