GRIFFIN, Ga. — A driver is facing charges after drunkenly driving through a security guard shack, killing the person inside, troopers said.
Georgia State Patrol said the driver was under the influence of alcohol Monday at 2:45 a.m. while driving on Sun City Parkway in Griffin at Jordon Hill Road. Law enforcement were called to the area for a deadly hit-and-run crash.
Troopers said a 2013 Chevrolet Camaro left the roadway and plowed through an occupied guard shack. There was a person inside, according to GSP.
Authorities added that the guard on duty died at the scene. Troopers later learned the driver involved was intoxicated, a news release reads.
The driver was taken into custody and taken to the Spalding County Jail, troopers said.