A Knoxville man was pronounced dead following a traffic crash Wednesday afternoon.
Jackie Lewis Cooper Jr., 51, was driving west on Columbus Road about 5:30 p.m. when his Chevrolet Silverado pickup truck went off the road and struck a house, according to a news release from the Bibb County sheriff’s office. The wreck happened in the 6800 block of Columbus Road.
It was reported that Cooper appeared to be having a medical issue, the release said. He was transported to Navicent Health where he was pronounced dead. No one else was injured.
The crash is under investigation. Anyone with information about it is asked to contact the sheriff’s office at 478-751-7500.