52-year-old Grayson man dies after colliding with a tree

GRAYSON — A 52-year old man died in a single vehicle accident yesterday evening in Grayson.

Shortly before 6 p.m., officers were dispatched to a vehicle accident on Bennett Road near Reserve Drive in the city of Grayson. The 911 caller stated that a silver passenger vehicle struck a tree. Officers arrived on scene along with the Gwinnett County Fire Department and determined that the driver, who was the only occupant of the vehicle, was dead. 

According to the Gwinnett County Police Department, investigators determined that Grayson resident Michael Baker was traveling eastbound on Bennett Road towards Reserve Drive. The driver failed to negotiate the curve and struck a tree in front of 2010 Bennett Road. 

“Speed and alcohol are being investigated as contributing factors to this collision,” Gwinnett County Police spokesperson Michele Pihera said.

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