Head-on collision leaves one dead in Ellerslie

The head-on collision happened Thursday afternoon around 3:40 p.m. on Highway 85 in Ellerslie, GA. (Source: Curtis McCloud)
The head-on collision happened Thursday afternoon around 3:40 p.m. on Highway 85 in Ellerslie, GA. (Source: Curtis McCloud)

ELLERSLIE, GA (WTVM) - News Leader 9 is following a traffic fatality involving a U-Haul truck and a blue Jeep Grand Cherokee.

The head-on collision happened Thursday afternoon around 3:40 p.m. on Highway 85 in Ellerslie, GA.

Georgia State Patrol has confirmed the driver of the Jeep, 71-year-old Oliver Burns, was killed after a head-on collision with the U-Haul truck.

One witness said the Jeep crossed over into the other lane, hitting the U-Haul.

The driver of the U-Haul was taken to the Medical Center. His condition is not known at this time.

News Leader 9 will continue following this story. We'll have the latest information as soon as it becomes available.

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