Alto man dies in one-vehicle accident
BY CHRIS BRIDGES
An Alto man died as a result of injuries suffered in a one-vehicle accident which occurred Saturday morning on Yonah-Homer Road.
According to Banks County sheriff Charles Chapman, deputies responded to a call of an accident Saturday on Yonah-Homer Road, near Wynn Lake Road. Upon arrival, deputies found a Ford Ranger had left the roadway and overturned.
Emergency personnel also responded to the scene and the Georgia State Patrol office in Gainesville was contacted to handle the investigation. Brian Kennedy, 34, was pronounced dead at the scene by emergency officials.
Chapman said Kennedy’s truck, a 1993 model, appeared to have left the road and after it overturned ejected the driver. The truck also struck several trees near the roadway.