Twiggs County man dies in Bibb traffic accident

wcrenshaw@macon.comMarch 15, 2014 

A Twiggs County man died in a traffic accident at around midnight Friday near Smiley’s Flea Market.

According to a Bibb Sheriff’s Office release, Jason Sapp, 32, died after he lost control of his truck and struck a tree.

Sapp was traveling south on Hawkinsville Road in a 1989 Dodge Dakota when he crossed both the median and northbound lanes before hitting the tree. He was pronounced dead at The Medical Center of Central Georgia.

Bibb County Coroner Leon Jones said it was the seventh traffic fatality of the year in the county. Five have been vehicle accidents and two were pedestrians.

Anyone with information is asked to contact the Bibb Sheriff’s Office at 478-751-7500 and asked to leave a message for the on-call accident investigator.

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