23-year-old man dies in car crash

By Taylor Barnhill  - bio | email | Twitter

COLUMBUS, GA (WTVM) - We're learning details of a fatal car accident in Columbus that occurred over the weekend.

Muscogee County Coroner Bill Thrower confirmed to News Leader Nine 23-year-old Antonio Rodriguez died early Saturday morning.

He was headed west on Macon Road when he lost control of his vehicle around 3:30 in the morning Saturday.

His body was not sent to Atlanta for an autopsy, though toxicology reports are expected in the next three to six months to see if alcohol was a factor.

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