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GSP details Habersham County wreck

By Rob Moore Reporter
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CORNELIA - The Georgia State Patrol has released details of a wreck that seriously injured a Cornelia man Wednesday morning.<br /> <br /> Trooper 1st Class Casey Coffee of GSP Post 7 in Toccoa said the single-vehicle wreck happened at 8:08 a.m. on Duncan Bridge Road north of Pea Ridge Road.<br /> <br /> Coffee said a 2000 Chevrolet GMT 400 pickup driven by 28-year-old Corey Benjamin Tallant of Cornelia was traveling north on Georgia 384 (Duncan Bridge Road) at the time of the wreck.<br /> <br /> Tallant was negotiating a curve when the truck traveled off the road onto the east shoulder, crossed over Copperhead Road and he overcorrected to the left, Coffee said.<br /> <br /> The truck then began to overturn, coming to rest on its passenger side facing west, blocking both southbound lanes, Coffee said. <br /> <br /> Tallant, who was not wearing a seatbelt, was ejected, Coffee said<br /> <br /> A Habersham County ambulance rushed Tallant to the trauma center at Northeast Georgia Medical Center, where he underwent surgery.<br /> <br /> Duncan Bridge Road was shut down between the White County line and Pea Ridge Road until 9:35 a.m., sheriff's officers said.
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