From the Trussville Tribune staff reports
Former NASCAR driver James Hylton and his son were killed in a truck accident early yesterday, April 28, on an interstate in Franklin County Georgia, WSPA said.
According to the Georgia State Patrol, the collision happened near mile marker 164 in the northbound lane at 6:10 a.m. The report states that the vehicle ran off the roadway left and hit an embankment.
The two passengers were killed in the crash.
The victims were identified by Georgia State Patrol and the Franklin County Coroner’s Office as 83-year-old James Harvey Hylton and 61-year-old James Harvey Hylton, Jr. both were from Inman and died at the scene.