EASTMAN, Ga. — A 61-year-old Macon man died Tuesday morning after wrecking his dump truck.

According to Dodge County Coroner Joe Smith, it happened around 7:30 a.m. near Wilcox Road on Highway 87 in Dodge County.

He says the man lost control of his dump truck, and then over-corrected, which caused him to veer of the road, flip the truck and hit a tree.

Elvin Hughes, age 61, was pronounced dead at the scene.

Georgia State Patrol was also at the scene of the accident.


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