An Athens man was killed in accident on Garnett Ward Road Saturday in Madison County.
According to a report from the Athens post of the Georgia State Patrol, Danny Ceniceros, 31, died when the vehicle he was traveling in as a backseat passenger, overturned and struck a tree at 4:20 p.m., Saturday.
The vehicle was traveling north on Garnett Ward Road when the driver failed to maintain his lane and traveled onto the east roadside. The vehicle then began to rotate, then struck a sign and a tree with its right side. After initial impact, the vehicle began to overturn onto its right side, before striking a large tree. The vehicle came to a rest on its right side facing west. Ceniceros was pronounced dead at the scene.
Information on the other occupants has still not been finalized, a spokesman with the State Patrol said.