Man killed in crash in Jackson Co, shots fired in home invasion in Stephens Co

Jail death, drowning probed

The Georgia State Patrol is investigating a weekend crash on I-85 in Jackson County: a 40 year-old man from Galax Virginia was killed in the wreck near Braselton.

The GBI joins an ongoing investigation in Stephens County, where shots were fired in a home invasion in Toccoa: Toccoa Police say one man was treated for injuries after he was pistol-whipped. He tells police there were two people involved in the attack.

There is a GBI investigation in Dahlonega: an inmate in the Lumpkin County jail died of what appears to have been a suicide. The Lumpkin County Sheriff’s Office says 38 year-old Randall Hanley was found hanging in his cell. He was awaiting trial on domestic violence charges.

The state Department of Natural Resources is investigating a Sunday drowning in Lake Burton: the DNR says a man who jumped into the lake in Towns County went under and did not resurface. Dive teams recovered the body.

Tim Bryant

Tim Bryant

Tim Bryant hosts Classic City Today, 6-10 weekday mornings on 98.7FM & AM 1340 WGAU in Athens.

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