(Suwanee, Georgia) A 22-year-old man from Gwinnett County died in an early morning accident on Monday, Dec. 16, on I-85 northbound. The Gwinnett County Accident Investigation Unit is investigating the accident that killed Clayton Dickie, 22, of Buford. According to a press release from Gwinnett County Police Department, the preliminary investigation, officers believe that Dickie was traveling northbound in a black GMC Sierra on I-85 near Lawrenceville-Suwanee Road in unincorporated Suwanee when at some point, he left the roadway and struck an unoccupied vehicle parked along the right shoulder resulting in both vehicles catching on fire. Dickie ultimately died and at this time police are not sure if he died as a result of the collision or the fire.
Investigators are still working to identify the owner of the unoccupied vehicle.