Victim named in Coffee Co. fatal crash

Victim named in Coffee Co. fatal crash

COFFEE CO., GA (WALB) - One person is dead after a traffic accident on U.S. Highway 221.

The accident happened about one mile from the Jeff Davis County line.

The Georgia State Patrol said 22-year-old Marcoantonio DeSoto of Reidsville was killed when his van hit a tractor trailer at 11:30 Tuesday morning.

Troopers said DeSoto was thrown from his van which crossed into another lane and hit the semi truck.

All lanes were blocked in the immediate area, but later reopened.

Officials said no charges will be filed in the wreck.

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