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Fatal accident takes place on I-85 in Troup County

The  Dickinson County Sheriff's Office says 59-year-old Laurie Peters was killed after being...
The Dickinson County Sheriff's Office says 59-year-old Laurie Peters was killed after being rear-ended by a pickup truck while on her mo-ped.(Raycom)
Published: Jul. 7, 2020 at 9:31 AM EDT
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TROUP COUNTY, Ga. (WTVM) - At least one person has died in a traffic accident on I-85 in Troup County.

The Georgia Department of Transportation reports that the accident took place in the southbound lanes just before the Georgia Hwy. 54 interchange and left all lanes blocked.

The accident is expected to be cleared soon, allowing traffic to return to its normal flow.

The identity of the victim has not been released at this time.

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