GOOD HOPE, Ga. — A man from Good Hope died Saturday after his truck went off the side of the road then overturned.

State troopers said 59-year-old August Henry Behrndt died at Piedmont Walton Hospital in Monroe.

Behrndt was driving a Nissan Frontier east on Ash Road in eastern Walton County on Saturday afternoon. The truck went off the right shoulder of the road, and Behrndt apparently overcorrected. The truck traveled off the left shoulder and overturned.

Cpl. Cal Barton of the Georgia State Patrol said Behrndt was taken to the Monroe hospital, where he died.

Barton said Behrndt was not wearing a seat belt, was under the influence of alcohol and was suspected to be under the influence of drugs as well.

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