A Columbus man died in a two-vehicle wreck Saturday night, authorities said.
Tommie Lee Mitchenor, 81, was in the wreck at the intersection of Floyd and Hunter roads around 8:15 p.m., Muscogee County Coroner Bill Thrower said.
According to police, Mitchenor was stopped on Hunter and about to turn left onto Floyd while an 18-year-old was headed north on Floyd in the outside lane. Mitchenor disregarded the stop sign and turned his silver 2005 Cadillac DeVille onto Floyd, police said.
The 18-year-old’s blue 2000 Dodge Durango collided with Mitchenor’s vehicle, reports show.
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Mitchenor received fatal injuries, reports state. The driver and passenger of the Durango had minor injuries, police said.
Thrower pronounced Mitchenor dead at 9:12 p.m.