Teen Killed in Accident at I-85 in Troup County, GA

August 22, 2023
Victim's Name(s)
Type of Accident
Commercial Truck
Alcohol/Drugs Suspected

Where it Happened

I-85, Gastonia, Troup County, NC, USA

Additional Information

Investigating Officer or Authority
Georgia State Police
Vehicles Involved
Moped, Commercial Truck
Injuries Sustained

Fatal injuries

Apparent/Alleged Cause of Accident

Moped collided with an 18-wheeler

What Happened

Georgia State Police are investigating a crash that killed a teen at I-85 in Troup County, GA on August 22nd, 2023. Police say the incident happened around 11:30 p.m. and involved a moped with an 18-year-old operator colliding with an 18-wheeler under unclear circumstances. The teen suffered fatal injuries at the scene. Additional information was not available.

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