One dead in single-vehicle crash in Thomas County

Credit: Thomas County Sheriff's Office
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By: WCTV Eyewitness News
January 4, 2019

THOMAS COUNTY, Ga. (WCTV) -- One person was killed in a single-vehicle wreck in Thomas County Friday afternoon, according to the Thomas County Sheriff's Office and the Georgia State Patrol.

Deputies say the crash happened around 11 a.m. on Hill Road, just west of Midway Road.

The driver, 51-year-old Austin Ellis, died in the crash. Authorities say Ellis lost control of his vehicle and it flipped after running off of the roadway.

GSP is investigating the crash.