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One Killed in Effingham Crash
The Effingham County Coroner's office responded to a fatal traffic accident on North Blue Point Trail. The incident happened around 10:30 in the morning on Sunday.
According to a police report released this morning, the vehicle left the road, struck a tree, and was destroyed by fire.
The victim has tentatively been identified as a local resident, but positive identification is still pending.
The investigation into what caused the crash is ongoing.