Man dies in Baker County wreck

Published: Sep. 5, 2016 at 5:02 PM EDT|Updated: Sep. 5, 2016 at 5:12 PM EDT
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BAKER CO., GA (WALB) - Authorities say a man was killed in a wreck just after 8:00 Sunday night.

Elisha Jones, 65,  was traveling south on Milford Church Road in Baker County at a high rate of speed, police say.

He drove into left curve, but the right side of his 2000 Cadillac Escalade left shoulder of the road. They say he over-corrected, traveled across road, struck a tree head-on.

The car then caught on fire. Officials say Jones died on impact.

Jones was not wearing a seatbelt.

The Georgia State Patrol  they have worked 11 fatalities this Labor Day weekend so far.

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