Daniel Lee Clackum, 29 of Cedartown was killed over the weekend after an accident on Highway 27 near Dugsdown Road.

Reports added that a second person in the vehicle, Allen Dale Dostart, 28, of Cedartown was injured and taken to a Rome hospital for treatment.

Police stated that the men were traveling southbound in the left line in a GMC pickup truck, when a dump truck changed lanes in front of them The pickup struck the rear end of the dump truck and lost control.

Clackum was pronounced dead at the scene.

The driver of the dump truck  Jeffery David McCray, 59, of Buchanan, was uninjured in the wreck.

The Georgia State Patrol’s Special Collision Reconstruction Team is still investigating this morning’s wreck.