LAFAYETTE, Georgia (WDEF) – The Georgia State patrol is looking into a fatal crash in Walker county.
It happened around 12:15 Sunday morning.
A Walker county deputy spotted a G-M-C Yukon speeding, heading south on Georgia 151.
Troopers say the deputy lost sight of the Yukon, which ran a stop sign at Old Trion Highway.
It went airborne, crashed into a tree, and burst into flames.
The driver never got out of the burning vehicle.
The flames also spread to a nearby house and did extensive damage to it.