A deadly car crash in Murray County has claimed the life of one person according to the Georgia State Patrol.


Murray County dispatchers tell Channel 3 the crash happened just before 5:00 pm Sunday on Hwy 225 near New Prospect Road and Kenneth Cherry Road.


We’re told the wreck only involved one vehicle and temporarily shut down that portion of the highway.


Once GSP investigators arrived on scene just after 6:00 they were able to confirm the person’s death.


The road has since been re-opened.


GSP is handling the investigation into the events surrounding the accident.