Victim identified in fatal tractor trailer accident | News
NEWNAN, Ga. -- The Georgia State Patrol has identified the person killed in a Wednesday crash on Interstate 85.
The incident happened near Mile Marker 53 when the front of a tractor trailer traveling on the right shoulder struck a guardrail while moving north.
The truck then hit a concrete traffic barrier and burst into flames.
The driver, later identified as James Wesley Prater, 46, of Camilla, Ga. was unable to exit the vehicle and died in the crash.
Officials said the full report on the accident is not yet available.