Car crash on River Road kills one

A former Ledger-Enquirer editor was killed this morning in a single-vehicle wreck on River Road.

James M. "Max" Roberts, 62, of Hamilton, Ga., was pronounced dead at The Medical Center at 8:56 a.m. from injuries sustained in the crash, Muscogee County Coroner Bill Thrower said.

The Columbus Police Department's motor squad is investigating.

Ledger-Enquirer.com will keep you updated on this story.