A Rome man, 60 year-old Louie Casey Jr, was killed following a two-vehicle collision on Redmond Circle near Lavender Road Friday afternoon.

Reports said that Casey crossed over the center line in a Honda Civic and struck a Jeep head-on.

A passenger in Casey’s car as well as the driver and a passenger in the Jeep were transported to a local hospital with minor injuries.

According to Floyd County Coroner Gene Proctor the wreck occurred in the “S” curve between Bojangles and State Mutual Insurance.

Proctor added that the cause of death was blunt force trauma i to his head and chest.

The Rome Police Department is investigating the collision but no wrong doing is expected for the driver of the Jeep.