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October 25, 2022

Metter, GA – Larry Berry Killed in Fatal Accident at Salem Church Rd & Portal Hwy 

Metter, GA (October 25, 2022) – A man was killed in a fatal accident that took place at an intersection in Metter on Sunday night, October 23. 

According to Georgia State Patrol officials, the accident happened at 9 p.m. at the intersection of Salem Church Road and Portal Highway. A driver was traveling west on Salem Church in a Ford F-150 when they went through the intersection in an attempt to make a left turn. Their vehicle was struck by a Ford F-250 in the side, leading to severe damages. 

Several local responders in Metter, including paramedics and fire crews, were called to the scene to help those in need. The driver of the Ford F-150, who has since been identified as Larry Berry, was ejected from his vehicle and severely injured. He was tragically pronounced dead at the scene due to traumatic injuries. Nobody else was hurt in the accident. 

Due to the severity of the crash, a large portion of the intersection was blocked until police fully cleared the scene. 

The investigation into the circumstances of the collision continues. Police will update with new information as it becomes available. 

We offer our warmest condolences to the family and friends of the victim whose life was taken in this collision. 

Fatal Accidents in Georgia

Though there are many types of transportation on our roads, accidents involving passenger vehicles tend to happen more commonly than other collisions. There are huge risks on our roads, especially in specific areas such as intersections. In just one recent year in the U.S., over 2.5 million intersection accidents took place due to the reckless acts of others. Some of these accidents lead to fatalities, which occur in the blink of an eye when drivers are not paying attention to what is happening around them. If you have lost someone you love in a fatal car accident, it is crucial that you speak with an attorney as soon as possible. 

Losing a family member or friend in a fatal collision can be an impactful time in your life. This devastating event can affect your life for years to come. As you are grieving the immense loss of a loved one, you may wonder how you are going to afford to pay the bills that keep piling up against you. Dealing with these losses on your own can be stressful. This is why you should speak with a knowledgeable Metter wrongful death attorney soon after your collision. 

At Monge & Associates Injury and Accident Attorneys, we are here to help you get back on your feet after you have lost a loved one in an accident. Losing somebody close to you can have a catastrophic impact on you and your family. Luckily, an attorney can help you work toward compensation for some of the following aspects: 

  • Medical bills
  • Funeral and burial expenses
  • Pain and suffering
  • Therapy costs
  • Loss of consortium

If you have lost someone close to you in a collision, we are here for you. Please do not hesitate to contact a wrongful death attorney in Metter at (888) 688-1924 to find out how we can assist you. 

Note: Our writers used secondary sources when creating this accident news post. We have not independently verified all of the facts surrounding this accident, therefore, if there is any information that is incorrect, contact Monge & Associates immediately. We will correct the post to reflect the most accurate information available.  We will remove a post if requested. 

Disclaimer: This post is not a solicitation for business. None of the information in this post is intended to be medical or legal advice. The photo used in this post was not taken at the accident scene described in this post.