NWGA Scanner | April 26th, 2021

Man killed in single-vehicle crash Sunday night on Highway 136 in Walker County

According to the Georgia State Patrol, on April 25th, 2021, at approximately 8:23 p.m., the Georgia State Patrol Post 41 LaFayette was requested to investigate a one vehicle crash on GA-136 near GA-341 in Walker County. According to GSP, a green Ford F-150 was traveling east on GA-136 negotiating a curve. The passenger side tires of the Ford traveled off the right side of GA 136 causing the driver to lose control and travel down an embankment and strike a tree with the passenger side. The driver of the Ford F-150, Hartford Hicks, 48, suffered fatal injuries. GSP said “Mr. Hicks was not wearing his seatbelt and alcohol is believed to be involved.”