GA State Patrol trooper killed in weather-related crash

(WTVM) – Officials in Georgia are confirming that Monday's storm system has contributed to the death of at least one person.

The Crisp County coroner's office confirms that a Georgia state patrol trooper died Monday afternoon after his truck hydroplaned off a road and crashed into a tree.

24-year-old Tyler Parker was driving his personal vehicle at the time and had his three-year-old daughter in the backseat.

The daughter had to be hospitalized for her injuries.

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