Smyrna man, 31, dies in fiery head-on crash near Georgia-Alabama line

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A 31-year-old Smyrna man was killed Monday afternoon in a fiery crash a mile and a half from the Georgia-Alabama state line.

The BMW Daniel Yarizadeh was driving collided head-on with a 2007 Toyota Camry before catching fire, according to Cpl. Jesse Thornton with highway patrol in Alabama.

Yarizadeh, who was not wearing a seat belt, was ejected. He died at the scene, troopers said.

The unidentified Toyota driver was reported as injured and taken to a hospital. A 2010 Kia Soul was also damaged in the wreck.

The crash happened about 4:40 p.m. on Alabama SR 165 at the 8.5 mile marker near Cedar Heights Road.

Thornton said Tuesday afternoon that no charges had been filed nor were any expected.

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