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December 23, 2013

Man dies in Friday crash

MOULTRIE — A Moultrie man was killed in a Friday afternoon accident after he was thrown from the car in which he was riding on Veterans Parkway.

Martin Martinez, 24, was pronounced dead at Colquitt Regional Medical Center, where he was taken following the accident at about 1:15 p.m.

The Georgia State Patrol said that the 2004 Chevrolet Avalanche Martinez was riding in overturned several times when the driver lost control.

Marbella Rosales, 24, was driving north on Veterans Parkway near the intersection with Pearl Street when the accident occurred, reports said. Martinez was not wearing a seat belt, and he was ejected from the car.

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