Officers searching for tractor-trailer driver in fatal crash - CBS46 News

Officers searching for tractor-trailer driver in fatal I-75 crash

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CARTERSVILLE, GA (CBS46) -

Authorities said an accident halted traffic on I-75 at mile marker 293 in Cartersville on Friday.

Just before 1:30 p.m. a car was headed northbound in the right lane at exit 293 when a tractor-trailer forced the car out of the right lane.

The car struck a guardrail and an overhead support pillar before it caught fire.

Troopers said two people died in the accident.

Officers are on the lookout for the driver of the tractor-trailer.

The tractor-trailer is a long-nosed Peterbilt, maroon in color with silver.

The tractor and trailer are both dirty and the trailer will have damage to its right side.

Anyone with information is asked to contact GSP Cartersville at (770) 387-3701.

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