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Deadly Tractor-Trailer Truck Accident on I-85 in Jackson County, Georgia

October 05, 2021

JACKSON COUNTY, GEORGIA - A news article published on reports that the Georgia State Patrol is investigating a deadly crash in Jackson County, Georgia.*

The Georgia State Patrol is investigating the fatal crash involved in a tractor-trailer truck in Jackson County, Georiga.  No additional details concerning accident-related injuries were made available. 

The fatal accident occurred north of Georgia Highway 82. The Georgia Department of Transportation reported that the morning accident shut down all traffic lanes on I-85 southbound. The Georgia Department of Public Safety reported that the crash involved several motor vehicles. 

An official statement from Georgia State Patrol says that Georgia State Patrol troopers were on-scene to conduct their accident investigation. The news report states that their reporters found the tractor-trailer truck with substantial front-end damage. 

At approximately 1:50 PM, traffic was stalled out as far north as Maysville Road. The news report states that traffic speeds were reduced to nearly a complete stop just north of Commerce at the Highway 441 exit.

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