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Man loses control of truck, runs over graves in cemetery

Posted: Wednesday, August 28, 2019 12:00 am

A man lost control of his vehicle and careened through a cemetery in the Gratis area last week, knocking over numerous headstones and running over several graves.

Billy Long, 75, of Monroe, was traveling north on Shoal Creek Road a little after 2:30 p.m. Thursday. He lost control of his 2014 GMC Sierra while negotiating a left hand turn, according to the report from Georgia State Patrol.

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