A spokesperson with the Georgia State Patrol confirmed that Joshua Allen Cole, 4, from Monroe, died in a single vehicle accident on Georgia 83 Monday. It happened at about 4:55 p.m. four miles north of Madison in Morgan County.
According to GSP, a 1999 VW New Beetle, driven by Cynthia Lynn Miller, age 50, of Monroe, left the roadway while negotiating a curve. The driver overcorrected causing the vehicle to rotate across both lanes and leave the road on the left side, hitting a tree.
The 4-year-old died in the wreck and a front seat passenger, Brandy Malcolm, age unknown, from Monroe, was airlifted to Atlanta Medical Center with a head injury. The driver was taken by ground ambulance to Morgan Memorial Hospital for treatment.
Charges are pending, but are not available at this time.