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Fortson man dies after car falls off railroad tracks

COLUMBUS, GA (WTVM) – A Fortson man died early Sunday morning in a single-vehicle accident.

According to Muscogee County Coroner Bill Thrower, Jeffrey Spradlin, 23, died after his car fell and landed upside down from a railroad trestle around 4:30 am Sunday morning.

The car landed near Ninth Street on Front Avenue.

Jeffrey was pronounced dead on the scene.

Thrower says the cause of death was blunt force trauma to the head and chest.

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