SANDY SPRINGS, Ga. -- An 18-year-old Roswell man was killed in a one-car accident in Sandy Springs Tuesday night.
The accident happened on Roswell Road just south of Pitts Road at around 8:35 p.m.
Sandy Springs Police Capt. Steve Rose said the driver, Julio Becerra-Tapia, lost control of his car and struck a tree. Police believe speed was a factor.
Becerra-Tapia was thrown from the car. He was taken to North Fulton Hospital where he was pronounced dead.
Rose said Becerra-Tapia was the only person in the car.