Local Pastor Dies in Car Crash

September 5, 2012

A man who died in an afternoon crash yesterday in Coffee County was a South Georgia minister.

59-year-old George Collison lost control of his car on highway 441 South in Coffee County about 12:45.

Officials say Collison veered out of his lane and overcorrected as he headed toward a ditch.

His car rolled several times and he died at the scene. Collison was pastor at Saint Marks United Methodist Church in Douglas.