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Man killed in car accident

COVINGTON - A Covington man was killed Monday night following a single car accident on Rocky Plains Road near Lower River Road.

According to a spokesman with the Georgia State Patrol, the victim, 36-year-old Franklin Bridges, was driving around a curve in a 1999 Chevrolet Silverado when he over-corrected and lost control of the pickup truck.

Bridges, who was reportedly not wearing a seat belt, was pronounced dead at the scene, according to the GSP.

Drugs are alcohol are not believed to have played a role in the crash.