Floyd County authorities confirmed that Ramon G Morales, 37 of Rome, was killed in a one vehicle accident on GA 140 near Floyd Springs Road just after 1 pm.

Reports said that Morales was traveling east, toward his home on Turner Road, when he lost control of his vehicle, crossed the center line, spun and struck a power pole off the west bound lane.

The car was airborn when it struck the power poll.

Morales was partially ejected as his vechile came to rest against the pole.

Police stated that they believe speeding was a contributing factor in the wreck.

Power was out for close to 500 customers along Ga 140.