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Truck driver fatally struck via hit-and-run driver on I-85 - 11alive.com

WXIA 7:31 PM. EDT may additionally 31, 2016

A tractor-trailer driver became fatally struck by way of successful-and-run driver on Interstate eighty five Tuesday afternoon, authorities spoke of.

JACKSON COUNTY, Ga. -- A tractor-trailer driver become fatally struck through successful-and-run driver on Interstate 85 Tuesday afternoon, authorities mentioned.

in response to Georgia State Patrol, the driver of the tractor-trailer pulled over to the shoulder of I-85 at Dry Pond road around 2:30 p.m.. the driver obtained out of the truck and become running on the shuttle lane against the returned of the tractor-trailer when the driving force changed into struck by way of a box truck.

The container truck driver didn't stop, in keeping with the GSP.

The truck driver killed in the incident became identified as fifty seven-yr-ancient Aleksandr Petrovich of Asheville, N.C.

Witnesses described the truck as having a picture of an image body with eco-friendly and red artwork in that body. It had "Foodservice" in the identify. The truck may have a lacking passenger facet window, in accordance with the GSP. 

the motive force changed into described as a white and/or Hispanic man in his 40s with a beard.

any person with assistance is requested to name GSP Athens at 706-552-4439.