COVINGTON — A North Carolina man was killed Monday evening when he apparently drove an ATV into a parked vehicle on Jefferson Village Drive.

According to Covington Police Department Capt. Ken Malcom, Archie Bush, 28, of Winterville, N.C., was driving an ATV in Jefferson Village at about 5:45 p.m. when the accident occurred.

Malcom said CPD officers arrived at the scene to find Bush unresponsive. They started CPR and continued until Covington Fire and EMS arrived and took over emergency efforts. Bush was later pronounced dead at the scene by Newton County Coroner Tommy Davis.

Malcom said further investigation into the accident will be conducted by the Georgia State Patrol.

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I have been editor of the Rockdale Citizen since 1996 and editor of the Newton Citizen since it began publication in 2004. I am also currently executive editor of the Clayton News Daily, Henry Daily Herald and Jackson Progress-Argus.

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