Tragic, Fatal Accident on I-75 in Laurel County, Georgia (GA)
According to an online news report published on sentinel-echo.com, a man from Williamsburg tragically died in an accident on I-75 Tuesday morning.*
At about 4:50 a.m., the Kentucky State Police answered a call to a two-vehicle crash that happened on Interstate I-75 close to the 28-mile marker in Laurel County. The news report states that the initial accident investigation report states that a Volvo tractor-trailer driven by a 54-year-old man from Gwinnett, Georgia, was driving northbound along I-75. The truck driver suddenly lost control over his truck and then crashed into a Toyota passenger car, according to a Kentucky State Police press release. The car was also traveling northbound along I-75. The car was by a 58-year-old Williamsburg man.
According to the Laurel County Coroner’s office, the accident caused life-threatening injuries to the driver of the car, and he tragically passed away at the scene of the accident.
The truck driver was not injured in the accident. The news report states that alcohol or drug intoxication is not suspected in this crash.
Kentucky State PoliceTrooper Larkey stated the investigation is ongoing. The accident was responded to by Post 11 personnel, Laurel County EMS, the Corbin Police Department, London ECO Tech, London-Laurel Rescue Squad, West Knox Fire Department, and the Laurel County Coroner’s office.
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