UPDATE: The Sophia Police Department has released the name of the name killed in the car accident on May 6, 2015. James Wayne Bolen of Sophia was driving on West Main Street when he lost control and crashed his car. Bolen was 51-years-old.


ORIGINAL STORY: Sophia Police are investigating a deadly accident that happened in the afternoon in May 6, 2015.  The crash happened at 2:27 p.m. on West Main Street near Wickline Ave. 

Investigators said that the driver was traveling at high speed and tried to pass another car.  The vehicle then crashed into a house.  The driver was thrown partway out of the vehicle and was declared dead on the scene by emergency responders.  The victim’s name is not being released at this time.