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Fatal wreck on Kingston Hwy. Wednesday

Nov 14, 2012 -- 3:43pm

By: Andrew Carter (WRGA News)

A two-vehicle wreck on Kingston Highway Wednesday afternoon has claimed the life of one of the drivers.

Floyd County Deputy Coroner Gene Proctor confirms that the truck driver, Jerry Wayne Boyd, 44, of 8 Southern Woods Drive in Armuchee died from injuries sustained in the wreck involving a small Chevrolet sedan and a logging truck headed westbound. The truck overturned, emptying the load of logs onto the roadway, blocking traffic in both directions.

Crews were on the scene most of the afternoon cleaning up the wreckage and clearing the roadway. No word on a cause of the wreck. Floyd County Police are investigating the accident.

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