Burke County wreck kills Midville man, 50


A 50-year-old Midville man is dead after hitting the back of a logging truck Friday morning on U.S. Highway 25 in Burke County.

A pickup truck driven by Bennie George Taylor was going southbound just north of George Perkins Road about 6:10 a.m. when it collided with the logging truck, according to Georgia State Patrol Sgt. L. Ruffin. Logs penetrated the windshield of Taylor’s vehicle. He died at the scene.

The logging truck driver was not injured.