Columbus man dies following car crash in Ellerslie

ELLERSLIE, GA (WTVM) - A Columbus man died Thursday morning following a car accident in Ellerslie.

Forty-five-year-old Santos Lopez was involved in a two-vehicle car accident on GA Highway 85 at 9 a.m. The crash happened on a two-lane road nearly half a mile north of the Ellerslie red light.

The other driver was transported to the hospital but is not in critical condition.

According to Coroner Joe Weldon, Lopez was pronounced dead on the scene.

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