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76-year-old Covington man dies in one-vehicle crash

COVINGTON -- A 76-year-old Covington man died in a one-vehicle crash Wednesday morning on Ga. Highway 36.

Ray Allen Fuss was traveling north in a Ford Explorer around 10:20 a.m. when his vehicle left the roadway and ran into a ditch on the east shoulder of the road, according to the Georgia State Patrol.

"He died as a result of his injuries," said Newton County Coroner Tommy Davis. "It is not known if he had some kind of cardiac event before the wreck, but he died as a result of his injuries."