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Man killed in Crawford County single-car accident identified

The accident happened Monday morning on Lower Hartley Bridge Road
Credit: WMAZ

CRAWFORD COUNTY, Ga. — A man is dead after a single-car accident in Crawford County Monday morning.

According to a news release, the sheriff’s office was called about an auto accident with injuries on Lower Hartley Bridge Road around 11:15 a.m.

Coroner Sheldon Mattox pronounced the driver of a 1996 Ford Explorer, Russell Steven Wright of Crawford County, dead at the scene. 

The release says Mattox was driving westbound on Lower Hartley Bridge Road between McGregor Circle and Marshall Mill Road when he lost control of the car and overturned several times.

This accident is an ongoing investigation by Georgia State Patrol and the Crawford County Sheriff’s Office.


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