A Florida man died Monday night when the driver of the SUV he was in lost control and struck a median wall, causing his vehicle to overturn several times on I-75 Clayton County.
Witnesses told police the driver, Mr. Tommie Tommie Jason Robinson Jr., of Atlanta, was driving at a high rate of speed when he crashed around 11 p.m. at Old Dixie Highway, according to the Clayton County police.
Mr. Robinson was heading northbound on I-75 in the far left lane when he over-corrected and struck the median wall, causing his SUV to flip several times, police spokeswoman Officer Charlene Watson-Fraser said.
During the overturn, Mr. Robinson’s passenger, Mr. Eddie Justin Alexander struck his head on the pavement, police said.
Mr. Alexander, 41, of Kissimmee, Fla., died at the scene of the wreck.
Mr. Robinson, whose age was not released, was transported to Atlanta Medical Center where he was listed in good condition, Officer Watson-Fraser said.
So far, no charges have been filed and the wreck remained under investigation late Tuesday.
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