Fatal Wreck on Martha Berry Highway Wednesday

A Rome man was killed in a two-vehicle wreck on Martha Berry Highway at Old Summerville Road early Wednesday morning.

A vehicle driven by 40-year old Kenneth Sheppard collided with a tractor-trailer near the entrance to the mall at around 2:30 a.m.

According to Floyd County Coroner Gene Proctor, Sheppard was pronounced dead at the scene from blunt force trauma to the head and chest.