POLICE: Speeding to blame in death of '71 Chevy Chevelle driver - CBS46 News

POLICE: Speeding to blame in death of '71 Chevy Chevelle driver

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ATLANTA (CBS ATLANTA) -

Fulton County Medical Examiner's office has identified the driver killed in a single car wreck in NW Atlanta.

The fatal wreck happened around 4 p.m. on M. L. King Drive and Ollie Street. The victim was identified as Bisrat Haftom.

Haftom was driving a 1971 Chevrolet Chevelle heading eastbound at a high rate of speed, according to Atlanta police. Haftom attempted to change lanes, crossed the double yellow lines and struck a telephone.

Haftom was pronounced dead at the scene.

Haftom, 27, was from the Metro Atlanta area.

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