The driver of a 2006 Toyota Tacoma died Monday morning after losing control of his vehicle on Shadburn Ferry Road in Buford, according to the Gwinnett County Police.
The driver of the truck was traveling south on Shadburn Ferry Road near North Richland Creek Road around 10:30 a.m. when he lost control in a curve. The vehicle left the road and hit a small tree and a fire hydrant. The truck overturned and the driver, the lone person in the vehicle, was thrown from the truck. The driver died at the scene as a result of injuries sustained in the crash.
The victim’s name has not been released by the Gwinnett police, pending notification of next of kin.
It is unknown if alcohol or drugs contributed to the wreck; investigators with the Gwinnett County Police Accident Investigations Unit are awaiting toxicology reports.
The wreck remains under investigation.