Authorities release preliminary investigation results on deadly 185 crash

Georgia

COLUMBUS, Ga. — Muscogee County Deputy Coroner Freeman Worley confirms one person is dead in a car accident Friday evening.

The car accident happened on I-185 between Williams and Smith Road in the southbound lane. Worley tells News 3, based on preliminary investigation, a bad tire appears to be the cause of the crash.

The victim in the crash was identified as 33-year-old David Howard by Deputy Coroner Freeman Worley.

Worley also says Howard was driving a Chevrolet Trailblazer that rolled multiple times causing blunt force trauma to the head.

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