Victim identified in fatal Lee Co. crash

Victim identified in fatal Lee Co. crash
Lee Co. fatal crash (Source: WALB)

LEESBURG, Ga. (WALB) - One person was killed in a Lee County crash Friday afternoon, according to David Forrester, the Lee County fire chief.

John Cole Singleton, 28, of Sumter County was the one killed, according to Lee County Coroner Hill Mackey and Georgia State Patrol (GSP).

The single-vehicle crash happened on U.S. 19 at Creekside Drive.

Forrester said drivers should avoid the area until the scene is cleared.

Lee Co. fatal crash
Lee Co. fatal crash (Source: WALB)

Witnesses told GSP that the driver was driving erratically.

The driver went off the road, went airborne on the driveway of a business, landed upside down and was ejected from the vehicle, according to GSP.

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