Vehicle Fatality at Cloudland

A Summerville man has passed away following a vehicle accident that happened on Tuesday of this week on Highway 157 in Cloudland.

According to the Georgia State Patrol, on December 8th, a 2007 Dodge R3500 pickup truck, driven by Randel Tucker of Rome, Georgia, was traveling south on GA 157. The driver failed to maintain his lane and left the roadway on the west shoulder of the road. The truck continued down an embankment off the road, and into a residential yard. Upon entering the yard, the vehicle struck a utility pole and a tree. The truck finally came to an uncontrolled rest of the shoulder of highway.

A passenger in the vehicle, Roy Huggins, age 34 of Summerville, was fatally injured.