72 Year Old Killed in Wreck on W. Rome Bypass

A 72-year old man was killed in a single-vehicle wreck over the weekend.

The wreck occurred Saturday at around 12:30 p.m. on the West Rome Bypass near Blacks Bluff Road.

According to initial reports, Sherman Waites lost control of his Cadillac SRX.

The SUV struck an embankment, ejecting Waites, who was transported to Floyd Medical Center where he was later pronounced dead.