UPDATE: A single-car accident has killed one person in Whitfield County.

It happened in Dalton in the 1300 block of Haig Mill Lake Road.

The accident happened at approximately 6:30 Monday morning.

Police tell Channel 3 that the driver left the roadway and struck a tree. The driver, a 36-year-old white male was negotiating a curve to the right and crossed the center line. He then hit an embankment on the west shoulder of the road and struck a tree.

Georgia State Patrol says the driver was not wearing a seatbelt.

Stay with Channel 3 as this story continues to develop.