Cherokee Co. Man Killed in Car Accident

A man was killed in Cherokee County Friday night after his car ran off the road.

The accident happened 3 miles south of Troup.

Investigators say 38-year old Maruicio Resendiz was eastbound on Highway 135 when he lost control of his car.

Resendiz's 1992 Hyundai veered off the road and back on again before he lost complete control and hit a tree.

Resendiz was pronounced dead at the scene.  Investigators say he was wearing a seat belt.