WALKER COUNTY, Georgia (WDEF)- A man was killed in Sunday morning crash on Mission Ridge Road in Walker County.
The Georgia State Patrol says around 9:15 am, GSP was dispatched to the intersection of Mission Ridge Road and Johnson Road in Walker County for a crash.
Officers believe Robert Chapman was traveling west on Johnson Road in a 2015 Nissan Altima.
That’s when they believe he traveled into the eastbound lane and accelerated to a “very high rate of speed” as he crossed Mission Ridge Road.
His car entered the Kwik-E-Mart convenience store lot, traveled beside the store building, struck a concrete pad and then traveled into a wood line where the car struck a very large tree.
Mr. Chapman was pronounced deceased at the scene by the Walker County Coroner.
He was located inside the vehicle and was unrestrained.