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GSP Investigating Pedestrian Fatality near Hogansville Exit

Tommy Murphy
Staff Writer

Troopers with the Georgia State Patrol are investigating a fatal pedestrian accident on that occurred near the Hogansville exit on Interstate 85.

Preliminary information indicates that a male walked onto the highway near the overpass for State Route 54 and was struck by multiple vehicles.

State Troopers responded to the scene about 9:30 p.m. Monday night and began an investigation into the tragic accident.

So far, authorities have only identified the victim as a 27-year-old white male. The victim’s identity is currently being withheld pending family notification.

Investigation into the deadly accident brought traffic to a standstill for hours as troopers diverted motorists off the interstate.

The crash is still under investigation by the Georgia State Patrol.

No further details are available at this time.

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