October 11, 2020–5:06 p.m.
It appears speed was a factor in Saturday’s fatal automobile accident near Kelly Clark Court in Bartow County.
According to Georgia State Patrol reports, the accident occurred just before 3:30 p.m. when a van traveling north on Highway 41 attempted to travel from the right to the left lane.
Officials say the driver was traveling too fast for conditions and lost control of the vehicle.
The van ran off the roadway and struck two trees.
53-year old Ted M. Creel of Madison, Tennessee died in the crash.