clear
Thursday May 26th, 2016 12:58AM

Gainesville man dies following Tuesday morning car crash

By Staff
GAINESVILLE - One day after a traffic accident in the Clermont area, an 80-year-old Gainesville man has died, apparently from injuries he suffered in the single vehicle crash.<br /> <br /> According to an accident report from the Georgia State Patrol, George Emory Bell, Sr., was driving southbound on Cleveland Highway just before 9 a.m. Tuesday. The report said Bell either suffered a medical emergency or fell asleep and drove off the shoulder of the highway near Clarks Bridge Road.<br /> <br /> He then over-corrected and traveled off the roadway, striking an embankment, a tree and a house.<br /> <br /> Bell was taken to Northeast Georgia Medical Center with what appeared to be a head injury, according to the report.<br /> <br /> Bell died Wednesday at Northeast Georgia Medical Center.<br />
© Copyright 2016 AccessWDUN.com
All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten, or redistributed without permission.
Grass fire impacts rush hour traffic on 985
Rush hour traffic on I-985 was slowed by a grass fire Wednesay afternoon with one lane closed while firefighters fought the blaze.
10:19PM ( 1 year ago )
Judge denies motions to move, delay Tsarnaev trial
Lawyers for Boston Marathon bombing suspect Dzhokhar Tsarnaev asked a federal appeals court Wednesday to overturn a judge's decision to not move his upcoming trial out of state.
10:02PM ( 1 year ago )
Sheriff: Man shot 2 on I-85 because he wanted car
A 22-year-old man shot two people who stopped to give him a ride on Interstate 85 in South Carolina on Christmas Eve because he wanted their car to drive to Georgia, a sheriff said Wednesday.
5:21PM ( 1 year ago )
Local/State News
Teenage suspect in Flowery Branch armed robbery now in police custody
​Flowery Branch police say a 19-year-old suspect connected to an armed robbery that took place last week has turned himself in.
By AccessWDUN Staff
8:03PM ( 4 hours ago )
NTSB releases likely cause of fatal Gainesville plane crash in 2014
It was likely a loss of engine power caused by an undetected valve blockage that brought down a small plane, killing two people on board on Oct. 16, 2014.
4:19PM ( 8 hours ago )
The Latest: 11 states sue over federal transgender directive
Texas and 10 other states are suing the Obama administration over new federal guidance for transgender students in public schools
2:54PM ( 10 hours ago )
UPDATE: Hunter finds human skull near Auburn; search for bones underway
​Sheriff's officials in Gwinnett County said they're searching an area near the town of Auburn for bones after a hunter found a skull.
1:00PM ( 11 hours ago )
Suwanee refinances bonds, saves $3 million
The Suwanee city council approved the refinancing of the city's open space bonds at their meeting Tuesday evening, a measure that will save the city $3 million.
12:22PM ( 12 hours ago )