Officials have identified the man killed in a two vehicle accident on Friday as that of 57-year-old Billy Joe Carnes of Cedartown.


A two vehicle accident on US 27 near Meadow Lakes Golf Course resulted in the death of one person.

Reports said that a car was traveling east on Adams Road when he failed to stop at a stop sign and entered into oncoming traffic just after 1 am.

The vehicle, a 1994 Chevrolet Beretta, was struck by a south bound tractor trailer.

Reports said that the Beretta left the road to the right, coming to rest on the west shoulder of U.S. 27. After impact,  the tractor trailer  crossed the median coming to rest in the median of U.S. 27 south of Adams Road.

The identity of the driver of the Beretta has yet to be released.

The driver of the tractor trailer, Jack Franklin Leggett, 48, of Heflin, AL was not injured.