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Silver Creek man killed in collision

A Silver Creek man was killed in a two vehicle traffic accidenton M. A. Sandifer Road in Lawrence County Thursday evening,authorities said.

“The Sheriff’s Office dispatch received a call at 7:30 p.m.,”said Lawrence County Sheriff Joel Thames. “A driver headed westveered into the other lane and made a head-on contact with an18-wheeler.”

Rover K. Schwartzauer, 57, of M.A. Sandifer Road, was headingwest when his vehicle moved into oncoming traffic and struck PercyCalhoun of Hazlehurst, Thames said. Calhoun was hauling wood chipsfor SRC Trucking and Transportation.

Thames said Calhoun was not injured.

The accident is still under routine investigation, the sheriffsaid.