SOUTH THOMASTON – Police believe speed and alcohol were factors in a deadly crash in South Thomaston.
The single vehicle accident that involved three people happened on Route 131 near Alder Lane.
The Knox County Sheriff’s Office said Zachary Elwell, 21, of St. George was pronounced dead at the scene.
The driver Kelsy Campbell, 19, of South Thomaston and another passenger Austin Jurkowski, 19, of St. George were taken to the hospital with minor injuries.
Witnesses said the car was speeding and had just passed a vehicle before losing control and going off the road before hitting a number of trees and rolling. Elwell was ejected from the vehicle.
Authorities are continuing to investigate.