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LaFayette man killed in single-vehicle crash on Highway 151 in Catoosa County last Thursday

According to a Georgia State Patrol crash report a 2019 Nissan Versa was traveling southbound on GA-151 near Lane Road. The driver failed to maintain his lane of travel and crossed the center line into the northbound lane of travel. While still traveling southbound in the northbound lane, the Versa's left side tires went off the left edge of the roadway and traveled approximately 217 feet on the left side shoulder. The driver was unable to gain control of Versa and traveled down an embankment striking an embankment with its front. After impact, the Versa came to an uncontrolled final rest facing south on the left side shoulder. The area of impact was on the left side shoulder. The driver identified as David Latham, 49 of a LaFayette address was pronounced dead at the scene due to injuries from the crash.