Elbert County man dies in single car accident

gsp-patchA 24-year-old Dewy Rose man is dead after being involved in a single car accident this past Sunday afternoon. Joshua Dean Audet, of Dewy Rose, was killed as the result of a single-car accident which occurred on Saddler Road.

According to Georgia State Patrol reports, Audet was traveling north on Saddler Road in a 2003 Ford Focus when he entered a turn and lost control of the vehicle. The vehicle struck an embankment and overturned.

Audet was transported to Elbert Memorial Hospital where he was pronounced dead. According to the report, neither drugs nor alcohol were expected to be a factor in the incident.

The Georgia State Patrol, Elbert County Sheriff’s Office and Elbert County EMS responded to the scene.


Mark Berryman

WSGC News Director


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