A Madison County man was one of two fatalities in a Franklin County wreck last week caused by an alleged drunk driver.
Billy “Joey” Hart, 41, Hull, died in a three-vehicle accident on Hwy. 17 in Canon April 16. Bobby William Bland, 77, Reidsville, was also killed in the wreck, according to a spokesperson for the Toccoa post of the Georgia State Patrol.
James Thomas Dixon, 43, Franklin Springs, was transported to Greenville Memorial Hospital for injuries sustained in the accident and Julia Sikes Powell, 80, Reidsville, was taken to Anderson Area Medical Center.
Dixon faces several charges related to the accident, including two counts of homicide by vehicle, driving under the influence (DUI) and driving on the wrong side of the roadway.