A forty-five-year-old man was struck and killed on John Jones Road in the Gore community earlier this week. According to Chattooga County Sheriff Mark Schrader, no charges are expected to be filed in connection with the accident.
Funeral services for Chris “Slim” Lewis are set for tomorrow at Coffman Funeral Home. Lewis was walking on John Jones Road before daylight and in the pouring rain. He was on his way to work at Triple J Logging when he was hit by an oncoming vehicle, according to Sheriff Schrader. Lewis was walking along the side of the road when two vehicles were approaching each other. One of the vehicles struck and killed Lewis.
The Georgia State Patrol and Sheriff’s Department investigated the accident.