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Separate wrecks leave one dead, one injured
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Forsyth County News

Two separate wrecks on northeastern Forsyth County roads have left one man dead and another hospitalized.

According to a Forsyth County Sheriff's report, 21-year-old Joshua Tyler Jay of Gainesville died after he wrecked his 1994 Buick Regal about 9 p.m. Thursday on Bethel Road.

Sheriff's Traffic Specialist Investigator Ron Tomblin said in the report that Jay was driving north near Lake Hollow Drive when his car veered off the road and went airborne at 2485 Bethel Road.

The car then rolled several times before landing in the northbound lane of Bethel Road.

Jay was partially thrown from the Buick, the report said. He was pronounced dead on arrival at Northeast Georgia Medical Center in Gainesville.

"Excessive rate of speed was the primary cause of the accident." Tomblin said.

The speed limit on Bethel Road is 45 mph.

Authorities have not determined if alcohol or drugs were involved.

Just before 7 a.m. Wednesday a sheriff's deputy responded to a wreck at Hwy. 306 and Martin Road.

Sheriff's Capt. Frank Huggins, citing the investigating deputy's report, said the wreck occurred when a 2000 Ford Super Duty pickup truck collided with a 1993 Geo Prism.

Huggins said a woman told the investigating deputy she saw the wreck.

"She said that the car traveling north crossed over the centerline and the large truck tried to avoid it but did not," Huggins said.

"The truck and the small car collided, which caused the truck to lose control and it flipped over twice."

When the deputy arrived, he saw the truck resting against a utility pole and the driver of the Prism, 20-year-old Kyle Manson Quinn of Cumming, lying on the ground.

Quinn was taken by ambulance to the Gainesville hospital.

Also sitting near the wreck was the truck driver, Christopher M. Dulaney of Dawsonville.

Dulaney, 28, was charged with failure to maintain lane, Huggins said.

A spokeswoman at the hospital said Friday that Quinn had been released, though she did not know when.