Loganville man, 24, dies in traffic accident

A 24-year-old Loganville man died following a wreck on Friday afternoon.

According to Georgia State Patrol, Eric Pate was traveling north on Georgia Highway 20 in Rockdale County Friday afternoon around 5:20 p.m. when his vehicle left the roadway in a heavy rain and hit a tree. He was taken to Rockdale Medical Center and then transferred to Atlanta Medical Center where he passed away Saturday.

A spokesperson with Georgia State Patrol said the crash remains under investigation by GSP Monroe and the GSP Specialized Collision Reconstruction Team. Troopers are investigating if another vehicle may have changed lanes causing the crash.

According to his Facebook page, Pate graduated from Loganville High School and attended Georgia Gwinnett College.


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