Fatal Accident on Highway 36 at Monroe City

A Georgia man is dead and a Virginia man was seriously hurt in an accident on Highway 36 at Monroe City around 11pm Thursday. The State Highway Patrol says 47-year-old Mark Kane of Gainesville, Georgia was headed westbound in the eastbound lanes and his SUV hit one driven by 22-year-old Austin Sloan of Suffolk, Virginia nearly head on. Kane was pronounced dead at the scene. Sloan was flown to Columbia.