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Troopers release name of man struck by tractor trailer

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By  Stephanie Springer  - bio | email

ALBANY, GA (WALB) –We now know the name of the man who was hit and killed by a tractor trailer when he stepped into traffic on a south Georgia Highway.

Shortly after 7pm Thursday night, an Irwin County deputy pulled over on Georgia Highway 32 at Lotus Road to check a car on the side of the road.

That's when the driver, 53 year old Rickey Lamar Harrell of Douglas stepped into the path of a tractor trailer and was killed.

Troopers say the truck was loaded with carpet yarns.

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