According to the Houston County Sheriff's department, a two car accident occurred on Highway 247, on Old Hawkinsville road and Sandy Run Road.

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According to the Houston County Sheriff's Office, one person is dead after a two-car accident on Highway 247.

It happened just before 8 this morning, on Old Hawkinsville Road.

Lieutenant Brad Stone of the Houston County Sheriff's Department says the person died on the scene.

The accident blocked Hwy 247 north.

Coroner Danny Galpin identified the victim as David Bratcher, age 51, of Houston County.

He says the other driver was taken to the Medical Center of Central Georgia. Galpin did not know his condition.