TALMO - Charges have been filed in a fatal traffic accident that claimed the life of a Braselton man Tuesday night.
Georgia State Patrol Trooper Jonathan Munger said 19-year-old Dana Anthony Woods of Talmo was driving west on Talmo Road around 9:40 p.m. when his vehicle left the roadway, crossed the travel lanes, left the road and hit a fence and tree.
"The passenger of the vehicle was pronounced deceased at Northeast Georgia Medical Center later in the evening," he said.
Munger said that passenger has been identified as 21-year-old William Andrew Fugerson.
"Charges that have been filed so far are DUI, failure to maintain lane, slick tires, open container of an alcoholic beverage and vehicular homicide in the first degree," he said.