Quitman Man Dies After Crashing Truck

Car Crash
Posted at 8:29 PM, Nov 13, 2016
and last updated 2016-11-13 20:29:00-05

QUITMAN, Ga. (WTXL) - A 23 year old in Quitman is dead after troopers say they suspect that he was driving under the influence of alcohol.

Georgia State Patrol responded to a call around 6 AM on Sunday to a crash on Johnson Short Road, near old Madison Road.

Troopers say Justin Parker was driving a 1999 Chevrolet Blazer at high speeds and lost control after hitting a ditch and flipping the vehicle multiple times.

Coroners pronounced Parker dead on scene. Troopers say he wasn't wearing a seat belt and the incident may have been due to drinking alcohol.