Edgewood Man Dies In One-Vehicle Accident

An Edgewood man was killed in a one-vehicle accident Monday morning. The Clayton County Sheriff’s Office says 21-year old Matthew Belk was driving westbound on 390th Street near Strawberry Point when he lost control on the gravel road. His vehicle struck an embankment in a ditch and rolled, landing in a field. Belk was not wearing his seatbelt and was ejected from the car. He was pronounced dead at the scene. The Sheriff’s Office says they were contacted around 10 am by a passerby who noticed the vehicle in the ditch and found Belk on the side of the road. Authorities are continuing to investigate what caused the accident.