Valdosta man dies in two-car accident in Lowndes County

Posted at 7:45 PM, Aug 08, 2018
and last updated 2018-08-08 22:51:56-04

LOWNDES COUNTY, Ga. (WTXL) - A 40-year-old Valdosta man is dead following a two-car accident in Lowndes County Wednesday afternoon. 

Rahsaan Simon, 40, of Valdosta, was pronounced dead at the scene. 

On Wednesday at about 12:38 p.m., Georgia State Patrol responded to an accident at the intersection of Loch Laurel Road and Carroll Ulmer Road.  

GSP states a 2013 Chrysler 200 was traveling east on Carroll Ulmer Road when it failed to stop at a stop sign, entering the intersection of Loch Laurel Road.   

Simon was traveling north on Loch Laurel Road and was hit in the side by the Chrysler. 

The driver of the Chrysler was taken to Archibold Hospital with non-life threatening injuries.  

According to GSP, Simon was not wearing his seatbelt at the time of the accident, while the driver of the Chrysler was. 

GSP states alcohol did not play a factor in the accident. 

The investigation of the accident is still open.