The Georgia State Patrol has identified the man killed Thursday afternoon in a collision on Highway 27 South of LaFayette… he was 32 year old Jahari McCutchins of Chattooga County.
A red Chevrolet Blazer traveling south in the right lane was struck in the rear by a silver GMC Yukon. The Blazer was slowing down to turn right onto a private drive when his vehicle was struck from the rear. Both vehicles left the road on the right shoulder and overturned, coming to a rest off the roadway.
McCutchins was driving the Yukon. The teen driver in the Blazer was transported for treatment of minor injuries. The 3:30 p.m. accident is still under investigation.