Fatal Crash in Bartow County on Monday

GEORGIA STATE PATROL

For the third time in less than a month, the Georgia State Patrol responds to a serious wreck with a reported fatality on Highway 411 in Bartow County.

Just before noon on Monday, a Ford Ranger was traveling west near Cowan Drive when the driver lost control.

The Ford crossed the center median and struck an eastbound Honda Ridgeline.

After impact, both vehicles became engulfed in flames.

The driver of the Ford, who has not yet been identified, was pronounced dead at the scene.

The driver of the Ridgeline was transported to Floyd Medical Center with serious injuries.