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Truck Accident on I-16 in Macon, Georgia, Tragically Kills a Truck Driver

March 01, 2022

ATLANTA, GEORGIA - According to a trucking accident news report published on, the driver of an 18-wheeler truck was tragically killed in an accident on I-16.*  

The accident news report states that the trucker's semi-tractor-trailer struck a guardrail and then flipped over.  Tragically, the truck driver was killed in the Monday morning crash. 

According to law enforcement authorities, the fatal truck accident occurred a few miles southeast of Macon, Georiga.  The motor vehicle crash occurred at approximately 7:30 in the morning along the Interstate-16's westbound lanes.  The exact location of the crash was between the Golden Isles Highway and Coliseum Drive Interstate-16 exits.  

The driver, a 47-year-old man from Bryan County, was unfortunately pronounced deceased at a local Macon hospital.  According to the Bibb County Coroner, Leon Jones, the man passed away at around nine in the morning.  The cause of the fatal truck accident is not known at this time.  The crash is currently under investigation.

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