November 2, 2011 - Cobb County, Ga. - A man was fatally injured when his vehicle crashed and overturned on Saturday, October 29.
The Atlanta Journal-Constitution reports that the accident happened at about 2 p.m. on Hurt Road north of Main Station Drive. Investigators and witnesses said that a 1993 Dodge Stealth was driving on the roadway when it got to the top of a hill and attempted to go around a curve.
The driver lost control of the vehicle and it went off of the roadway. The Dodge then crashed into some trees and flipped over. The driver was partially pinned underneath his vehicle when emergency response officials arrived on the scene.
The Dodge's driver, Louis Alberto Amadour, 21, of Austell, was killed in the accident. Officials declared him dead at the scene.
Investigators said that speed and alcohol were likely to have been primary factors in the cause of the accident. The accident continues to be under investigation.
According to the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration's 2009 Georgia Crash Statistics, there were 1,284 fatalities as a result of car accidents in Georgia.
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