Teen killed in single-car crash

12:10 PM, Sep 4, 2013   |    comments
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SANDY SPRINGS, Ga. -- An 18-year-old Roswell man was killed in a one-car accident in Sandy Springs Tuesday night.

The accident happened on Roswell Road just south of Pitts Road at around 8:35 p.m. 

Sandy Springs Police Capt. Steve Rose said the driver, Julio Becerra-Tapia, lost control of his car and struck a tree. Police believe speed was a factor.

Becerra-Tapia was thrown from the car. He was taken to North Fulton Hospital where he was pronounced dead.

Rose said Becerra-Tapia was the only person in the car.

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