NWGA Scanner | February 4th, 2021

Dalton man killed in single-vehicle crash last week on Mcgaughey Chapel Road in Whitfield County

According to a Georgia State Patrol crash report, on Tuesday January 26th, 2021, at around 5:20 AM, Vehicle #1 a 2005 Chevrolet Malibu being driven by Jordan Marquez Griffin, 20 of Dalton, was negotiating a curve east on Mcgaughey Chapel Road too fast for the wet conditions of the road. The Malibu failed to maintain its lane and ran off the road on the left side. The Malibu rotated counter-clockwise and struck a tree with it’s passenger door. The Malibu came to it’s final area of uncontrolled rest on the left side of the road, facing north. Girffin succumbed to his injuries in the hospital on Wednesday, January 27th, 20201.