HENRY COUNTY, Ga. (CBS46) Four people were killed in a deadly crash along I-75 in Henry County on Thursday.

The crash happened around 11 a.m. on the northbound lanes near the intersection with I-675.

Police tell CBS46 News that a tractor trailer carrying potatoes crashed into a smaller truck hauling pine straw.

That forced the smaller truck to rear end another tractor trailer, igniting a huge fire.

Four people inside the smaller truck were killed in the crash. They were later identified as Jose Ibarra Yanez, 42, Juana Adaliris Ortiz-Martinez, 31, Jaime Sanchez, 26, Fermin Sanchez, 20, all of Dublin, Ga.

The driver of the tractor trailer at fault was identified as 39 year-old Mohabe McCoy of Euclid, Ohio. He was charged with homicide by vehicle, improper turn and too fast for conditions.

Stay with CBS46 News for updates.

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