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Police release accident report for May 27 crash that claimed the life of a Rome man

Wednesday, June 7, 2023–11:52 a.m.

-Rome Police Department report-

The Rome Police Department has released the accident report regarding a fatal crash that occurred late last month.

According to the report:

A 2004 Honda Accord driven by 43-year-old Jason S. Johnson of Rome ran the red light on Kingston Highway at the connector while going 110 miles per hour.

While negotiating a curve on Kingston Highway, the Honda struck a truck route sign and continued into the woods, striking several trees.

Johnson died at the scene.

The report states that Johnson never hit the brakes.

The wreck occurred just after 9 a.m. on Saturday, May 27.