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September 17, 2013

Man struck, killed on I-75

VALDOSTA — Georgia State Patrol is investigating the death of a man who was struck by a semi truck on I-75 in Valdosta.

At approximately midnight, a UPS tractor trailer traveling northbound on I-75 struck a pedestrian just north of Exit 18. According to SFC L. Carl Taylor with Georgia State Patrol, the victim was an unidentified, black male in his early 20's wearing dark, athletic clothing.

The driver of the truck reported that he was unable to avoid impact as the man apparently ran in front of the semi.

Investigators are attempting to identify the victim, but are asking anyone with information regarding a missing person fitting the victim’s description to call (229) 333 - 5215.

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