TIFTON — Authorities are investigating a death connected with an accident that took place here Thursday.
At 4:44 p.m. Thursday, Tifton police responded to a report of a wreck and shots fired on Interstate 75 southbound near the 59-mile marker, a Tifton Police Department report stated.
Tift Deputy Coroner Melissa Carroll said when she arrived, she saw the body of a deceased male identified as Stacy Lumpkin, 52, of Lenox.
She said she could not officially determine the cause of death. The body has been sent away for an autopsy, Carroll said.
The Georgia Bureau of Investigation is assisting the police.