10-year-old boy dies after single-car accident in Monroe County

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Vehicle traveling Highway 19 runs off of the road and hits a tree.

FORSYTH, Georgia (41NBC/WMGT) — A 10-year-old boy died after a single-car accident in Monroe County. This comes from Anna Lewis with Monroe County Sheriff’s Office.

Lewis says that the accident happened on Highway 19 South near Lorraine Woods Drive. She says Monroe County EMS received the call on Sunday around 7 p.m.

Lewis says upon arrival, the EMS removed four occupants from the car.

Authorities identified the deceased as 10-year-old Jamarrien Brown of Forsyth.

Authorities also identified the driver as 33-year-old Michael Deandre Brown of Macon. Michael is the father of the other occupants.

Lewis says the vehicle was traveling southbound when it “crossed the centerline, overcorrected, and struck a tree.”

According to a news release, Jamarrien was pronounced dead at the scene.

Besides Jamarrien, authorities say there were two other children in the car along with their father. One child was 8-years-old and the other was a 5-month-old baby.

Both children and the father were taken to Medical Center Navicent Health.

The accident is still under investigation.