***UPDATED ON SUNDAY, JANUARY 19***
The Columbia County coroner identified the person killed on I-20 Saturday as 36-year-old William Jussup May of Raleigh, North Carolina.
COLUMBIA COUNTY, Ga. (WJBF) – Columbia County Coroner Vernon Collins told NewsChannel 6 that there was a fatal car crash on I-20 west bound at the 192 mile marker, near Belair Road. It happened just after 3:00 p.m. Saturday. He said the driver was traveling at a high rate of speed, left the roadway and went down a steep incline and hit an oak tree. The driver was instantly killed. Collins is working to identify the driver.