Elkmont man dies in weekend crash

Sep. 19—An Elkmont man died in a single-vehicle crash Saturday afternoon, according to state troopers.

Edgar Vega, 33, was pronounced dead at the scene when his 2008 Ford F-350 left Harvest Road 3 miles north of Athens and struck a tree. The crash occurred at about 2:55 p.m. Troopers said he was not wearing a seatbelt.

The accident remains under investigation.

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