Monroe County Commissioner Jim Ham dead after single car accident


MACON, Georgia (41NBC/WMGT) – Monroe County Commission Jim Ham is dead after a single car accident.

Officials from the Monroe County Sheriff’s Office say Ham lost control of his pick-up truck on U.S. Highway 41 near Woodward Road this afternoon. Authorities say his vehicle overturned and Ham was pronounced dead at the scene.

The 55 year old has been serving as a Monroe County Commissioner since 1987.