Man dies in Thomas County crash

I-10 crash (generic)
Posted at 10:27 PM, Jan 13, 2018
and last updated 2018-01-14 13:20:30-05

BOSTON, Ga. (WALB) - Just before 3:50 a.m. Saturday, Fire Chief Chris Jones called Thomas County Dispatch about a vehicle fire on Reicherville Road in Boston, one mile north of Twelve Mile Post Road.

Thomas County Sheriff's Deputy Joesph Rollins found on the scene a burnt vehicle with a burnt body lying on the ground outside the vehicle.

Chief Jones stated that William Franklin Owen, 21, left Jones' house in Jones' daughter's vehicle and was going to get gas.

Jones said that Owen did not return so his daughter went and found the vehicle on fire down the road.

This case has been turned over to the Georgia State Patrol.