Man killed in head-on collision on Manchester Expressway identified

One person died Monday afternoon after a head-on collision near Manchester Expressway and County Line Road, according to Columbus Police Maj. J.D. Hawk.

Muscogee Chief Deputy Coroner Freeman Worley said 55-year-old Flint Eugene Sharpe of Smiths Station, Ala., was pronounced dead at the scene at 1 p.m.

The cause of death was multiple blunt-force trauma to the head, neck and chest.

Worley said Sharpe was driving a Chevrolet Impala that crossed the center line and hit an 18-wheeler around 12:40 p.m.

Worley said Sharpe was wearing a seat belt.

The Columbus Police Department’s Motor Squad Unit is investigating the wreck.

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