A 24-year-old man died Wednesday in a car accident that happened on Highway 87 near Bell Flower Drive in Cochran.
According to the Georgia State Patrol's accident report, Cesar Herrera Tapia was driving a 2003 Ford Mustang too fast on the road during heavy rain. He then struck a 1996 Nissan Truck being driven by 27-year-old Robert Martin, of Eastman, on the driver's side, the report said.
Tapia's car spun clockwise and was struck on the driver's side by a 1998 Jeep Cherokee being driven by 66-year-old William Smith of Cochran.
Tapia died at the scene, according to the state patrol.