Truck driver dies after two 18-wheelers collide in Troup Co. - WTVM.com-Columbus, GA News Weather & Sports

Truck driver dies after two 18-wheelers collide in Troup Co.

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TROUP COUNTY, GA (WTVM) -

Two 18-wheeled trucks collided early this morning in Troup County, resulting in the death of one of the drivers. The accident happened on I-85 N between exits 14 and 18.

Authorities say the deceased driver crashed into the back of a truck. The entire cab of the truck was destroyed down to the wheel base.

The driver's identity has not been released at this time. The driver's body will be sent to Atlanta for an autopsy.

Authorities temporarily closed exits 14-18 due to the accident.

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