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UPDATE: Driver Killed in Gordon County Crash Identified

Jan 09, 2013 -- 6:35pm

By: Kevin Karel & Andrew Carter (WRGA News)

The driver of a tractor trailer was killed in a single vehicle crash late Wednesday afternoon in Gordon County.

According to a spokesman for the Georgia State Patrol in Atlanta, the 18-wheeler left the roadway on I-75 and struck a tree. An official at the GSP offices in Calhoun said there was liquid clean-up involved with the crash, though the substance being hauled by the tractor-trailer was not made public.

The driver has been identified as Terry D. Loy, age 59 of Fort Wayne, Indiana.  Alcohol is not considered a factor in the crash according to Gordy Wright with the GSP Public Information Office in Atlanta. 

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