News Archive Purchase Form
Fatal Accident
Michael D. Kirkpatrick, 29, of Etowah, died as a result of a grinding head-on Friday morning crash on Highway 39 West after his 2003 Dodge Stratus struck a 2010 Ford driven by 19-year-old Nathan Simbeck, according to State Trooper Kevin Hoppe's report. Kirkpatrick was driving east toward Athens when the wreck occurred in the vicinity of the Hammond's Used Cars lot.
Simbeck was seriously injured and taken to Athens Regional Medical Center for treatment. Hoppe reported Kirkpatrick was not wearing a seat belt.
Neither drugs nor alcohol are suspected as factors in the wreck. The highway was closed for about three hours for the investigation and cleanup efforts.
*This is the complete article, there is no additional content for this story.*

This news article is available for purchase for $2.50
Payment Information
First Name
Last Name
Billing Statement Address
Name as it appears on the card
Credit Card Type
Credit Card Number
Expiration Date (MMYY)
Please Fill All Fields In Completely - All Are Required To Process Your Order.