Cleveland – A Sautee Nacoochee woman died as the result of a single-vehicle accident Friday in White County.

At approximately 9:52 a.m., Troopers with Georgia State Patrol were dispatched to a single-vehicle fatality on Duncan Bridge Road. The investigating Trooper observed a single vehicle overturned on its right side in a ditch and the driver ejected from the rear hatch window.

The Georgia State Patrol identified the driver as Barbara Ann Crews, age 84, of Sautee Nacoochee.

The GSP advised preliminary crash investigation and witness statements determined Mrs. Crews was traveling east on SR-384 where she began to negotiate a curve but failed to maintain her lane of travel.

Mrs. Crews’ vehicle traveled off the south shoulder of the roadway where it struck a ditch. After impact with the ditch, Mrs. Crews’ vehicle struck a tree and overturned.

The next of kin has been notified and the accident is still under investigation.