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Thursday October 21st, 2021 4:33AM

Ball Ground man killed in Forsyth County semi-truck accident

By Alyson Shields Reporter

An elderly man was killed in an accident in Forsyth County between his SUV and a semi-truck Wednesday morning.

The accident occurred on Matt Highway and Old Federal Road, according to information released by the Forsyth County Sheriff's Office Thursday morning. 

A 2012 Kia Soul, driven by Bobby Fetner of Ball Ground, was approaching Matt Highway, traveling south on Old Federal Road, when witnesses say he failed to stop for a stop sign and pulled into the path of the semi-truck. The 2018 Kenworth semi-truck was traveling west on Matt Highway and approaching the Old Federal Road intersection.The semi-truck struck the Kia on the front driver's door. 

Fetner was pronounced dead on the scene; the semi-truck driver was not injured, the sheriff's office said.

The crash investigation is ongoing. 

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