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Pedestrian Struck and Killed in Crash on Interstate 85 in Gwinnett County, Georgia


November 13, 2019

GWINNETT COUNTY, GA – According to an online news report at wsbradio.com, a police investigation of a fatal pedestrian accident caused several hours of traffic delays in Gwinnett County during the morning rush earlier this week.*

All of the southbound lanes of Interstate 85 were closed for three hours at Boggs Road while law enforcement worked the scene.  The lanes eventually opened, however, traffic delays remained from Buford to Lawrenceville.

The Gwinnett County police towed a gold-colored sports utility vehicle and a yellow vehicle from the scene of the fatal pedestrian accident before they reopened the southbound lanes of Interstate 85 at Boggs Road.  Following the pedestrian accident, the details of which have not been reported, police first closed the interstate located north of the Georgia Highway 316 interchange in the early morning hours.

While the road was shut down, southbound traffic was diverted from the Pleasant Hill Road exit to the access road. 

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Source:https://www.wsbradio.com/news/traffic/traffic-alert-police-activity-shuts-down-gwinnett-county/0tmOHtvZfwumWoArDEnP8K/

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