UPDATE: Single vehicle crash in Burke County leaves one dead, Highway 25 North back open

UPDATE: Single vehicle crash in Burke County leaves one dead, Highway 25 North back open
The Burke County Sheriff’s Office is advising commuters to avoid Highway 25 North inside of Burke County due to a serious crash with injuries and vehicle fire.

BURKE COUNTY, GA (WFXG) - Highway 25 North inside of Burke County is back open after a serious single car crash.

Authorities say the call came in around 12:25 p.m., as they observed a vehicle having difficulty maintaining it’s lane. That same vehicle crossed over a center median over both south bound lanes then onto a field and struck several trees.

The Burke County Sheriff’s Office advised that one person is dead due to the crash.

Burke County’s Lt. Brandon Reeves says, “The vehicle was destroyed beyond recognition and from what we’ve gathered, the driver perished in this, we’ve made no identification yet and it’s still very early.”

At this time there is no further details.

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