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Evans man killed in driveway accident
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An Evans County man was killed Tuesday afternoon in an accident that occurred in his driveway.

Jefferson H. Simmons, 49, Adabell Fork Road, Claxton, was driving on private property around 1:30 p.m. Tuesday when, for unknown reasons, his truck left the lane.

The vehicle struck a pine tree, traveled 29 feet and struck another tree, said Georgia State Patrol Sr. Trooper T. Strickland.

Simmons suffered major trauma to the head and chest. He was pronounced dead at the hospital, he said.

 

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