The Bibb County Sheriff’s Office is investigating a fatal traffic accident that occurred near the intersection of Charter Lane and Rivoli Drive at 4:28 a.m.

It was reported that 64-year-old Shawn Alexander Smith, of Macon, was traveling on Charter Lane. According to the Coroner’s Office, it appears that Smith may have had a medical emergency causing his Mazda 6 to leave the roadway and strike a tree. Smith was pronounced deceased on scene by the Bibb County Coroner’s Office personal. Next of kin has been notified by the Coroner’s Office.

Anyone with information about this incident is urged to contact the Bibb County Sheriff’s Office at 478-751-7500.