The Bibb County Sheriff’s Office is investigating a fatal single vehicle traffic accident that took place at 1:13 p.m.

The accident occurred at the intersection of Deer Run Drive and Beaver Oak Drive.It was reported that 76-year-old Joel Peed of Macon, may have experienced a medical emergency causing him to loose control of his vehicle, which struck a tree. Mr. Peed was pronounced deceased on the scene by Deputy Coroner Luann Stone. The next of kin was notified by the Coroner’s Office.

This accident is still under investigation. Anyone with any information in reference to this accident is urged to contact the Bibb County Sheriff’s Office at 478-751-7500.