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BREAKING: 2 Deputies Killed In Crash With Tractor-Trailer

Columbia County, GA – Two Fulton County Sheriff’s deputies were killed in a collision with a tractor-trailer late Tuesday morning.

The fatal crash occurred on Interstate 20 eastbound near exit 190 at approximately 11 a.m. on Sept. 29, WAGA reported.

The Fulton County Sheriff’s Office (FCSO) has not released the names of the deputies who died in the crash.

The exact cause of the collision is unknown, as is the status of the tractor-trailer driver, WAGA reported.

A witness told WXIA that a mangled car appeared to have possibly rolled over.

The Georgia State Patrol is handling the ongoing investigation into the deadly crash.

Georgia Governor Brian Kemp called the crash “tragic” in a tweet a short while later.

“Please join @GAFirstLady, the girls, and I in praying for the families, loved ones, and colleagues of these two officers,” Kemp wrote. “The thoughts and prayers of all Georgians are with you.

All Interstate 20 eastbound lanes are currently blocked, WAGA reported.

Official said they do not expect to have lanes reopened until approximately 5 p.m., WRDW reported.

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Written by
Holly Matkin

Holly is a former probation and parole officer who is married to a sheriff’s deputy. She is a regular contributor to Signature Montana magazine, and has written feature articles for Distinctly Montana magazine.

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Written by Holly Matkin


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