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Victim named in fatal interstate crash

ADEL, GA (WALB) -

One man has died after a two vehicle interstate crash near Adel.

The Georgia State Patrol said it happened a little after 4 p.m. Saturday near exit 49. According to a report, Richard Thomas, 42, from Indiana was traveling along I-75 in a black Chevrolet Suburban.

Officials said Thomas changed lanes and lost control while trying to avoid hitting another truck, and then hit a Toyota Tacoma driven by 72-year-old Johnny Register of Adel.

Register's truck went off the interstate and he was ejected during the crash. He died at the scene.

Charges are pending against Thomas.

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