GA GOP Staffer Maret "Mack" Burgess Killed in Car Crash on GA 400
GA GOP Staffer Maret “Mack” Burgess Killed in Car Crash on GA 400

Georgia Republican Party staffer Maret “Mack” Burgess,25, was killed in a wreck on Ga. 400 Tuesday afternoon, Gov. Nathan Deal said.

Mack Burgess died in a rollover wreck near I-285 and the Ga. 400, temporarily blocking all northbound lanes, shortly after 1:20 p.m., Sandy Springs police say.

Burgess was transported to a hospital where he was pronounced dead. No word on the condition of the driver of the second vehicle.

The wreck happened shortly after 1:20 p.m. and involved two cars, according to investigators. Burgess was transported to a hospital, but did not survive.

Mack Burgess, of Roswell, graduated from Centennial High School in 2008, and from the University of Tennessee in 2012. He was the president of the university’s Pi Kappa Alpha fraternity and was active in the student government, Gov. Deal’s office said. He is the son of Banks and Missy Burgess.