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Chattooga County crash claims the life of a Rome man Saturday

Sunday, June 18, 2023–5:15 p.m.

-WXQZ Radio-

A Rome man was killed in a single-vehicle wreck in the Gore area in Chattooga County Saturday.

According to the Georgia State Patrol:

The crash occurred at around 12:30 pm on Highway 27 near Scott Hill Road when a vehicle left the roadway in a curve and struck a culvert. 

The impact caused the vehicle to vault over a driveway.

It struck a ditch before overturning onto its left side.

The driver, identified as sixty-four-year-old Richard Bevans, was taken to Atrium Health Floyd where he succumbed to his injuries.