Man killed in wreck on Hill Street

Andy Simmons Staff Writer

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One person was killed in a wreck that occurred Sunday night.

According to a LaGrange police report, at around 9 p.m. police responded to the 300 block of Hill Street in reference to a motor vehicle collision.

Upon arrival, officers located one victim, identified as Earnest Crowley, 39, of LaGrange who was killed.

The report said that based upon an investigation conducted by the department, the vehicle, a 2012 Mitsubishi Galant, was traveling westbound on Hill Street at a high rate of speed when it left the roadway, striking several objects before finally crashing into a utility pole.

Crowley was ejected from the vehicle and died at the scene.

Heavy rain was occurring throughout the area at the time of the collision.

This collision is still under investigation. Anyone who has any additional information regarding this case should contact the LaGrange Police Department at 706-883-2603 or Troup County Crime Stoppers at (706) 812-1000, or text an anonymous tip to 847411, keyword “LAGRANGE”. Tips can also be submitted online at or


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