Flovilla Man Dies in Monroe County Car Accident

10:58 PM, Aug 23, 2013   |    comments
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A Flovilla man was killed Friday night in a one car-accident.

A Sherriff's Office news release says it happened in Monroe County around 7 p.m. on Highway 42 south.

They say 47-year-old Terry Smith was driving a 1960s model Ford Galaxy when the car ran off the road and hit a tree, catching fire with Smith trapped inside.

Emergency crews were able to get him out and LifeFlight him to Grady Hospital in Atlanta, where he later died.

According to the Monroe County Sheriff's Office, Mr. Smith had a suspended driver's license, and investigators believe alcohol was involved. 

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