Name Released of Man Killed in Wreck on Saturday

Floyd County authorities have confirmed that Emerson Matt Abbott, 53 of Cave Spring, was killed in a wreck Saturday on US 411 near Morgan Dairy Road.

Report stated that Abbott was attempting to pass cars while driving northbound but jerked back in his lane in an effort to avoid a head-on collision.

Police added that Abbott lost control and left the road before striking a culvert and flipping numerous times.