TIFTON — A Tift County teen died after his vehicle ran into a lake Saturday, authorities said.
Saturday, the Georgia State Patrol responded to an accident at the intersection of Omega-Eldorado Road at Union Road, a GSP statement said. The vehicle had gone into a lake at the intersection.
The Moultrie Fire and Rescue Dive Team was called in around 3:53 a.m. Sunday. Divers found the vehicle, which matched a missing person report filed Jan. 6. The vehicle was pulled from the lake but a body was not immediately found, the statement said.
At 9:30 a.m. Sunday, the body of the driver was found and identified as Trequavion K. Thomas, 18, of Tifton, the state patrol report said. Foul play is not suspected, the patrol said.