1 killed in wreck on GA-27 in Lumpkin

1 killed in wreck on GA-27 in Lumpkin

LUMPKIN, GA (WALB) - Georgia State Patrol, Lumpkin Police Department, and Stewart County Police responded to a deadly wreck Saturday morning involving a tractor-trailer and a car.

GSP reported that the call came in around 9:19 a.m.

According to GSP Trooper Anthony Clark, a tractor-trailer was going north on GA-27 when a car, going across US-27, pulled out in front of the tractor-trailer.

The front end of the tractor-trailer hit the passenger side of the car, making the car flip over, Trooper Clark said.

The passenger of the car died on the scene, and the driver was transported to Piedmont Regional in Columbus for non-life threatening injuries, according to GSP.

The identities of the victims have not yet been released.

The wreck is still under investigation.

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