Fatality under investigation


Units from Harrisburg Fire Rescue, Commerce Rescue and Jackson County EMS responded Dec. 5 to 2300 block of Apple Valley Road in Jefferson on a reported auto accident with injuries and fire. Upon arrival, responders found a one-vehicle accident.

The driver was ejected the driver and the vehicle was fully involved with fire.

The male driver was pronounced dead on the scene.

The Georgia State Patrol and the Jackson County Coroner’s Office are investigating the incident.