Sheriff: Man killed in I-75 Exit 13 accident

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VALDOSTA — A man was killed Tuesday afternoon in an accident at the Interstate 75 Exit 13 bridge, according to the Lowndes County sheriff.

The accident took place about 5 p.m. and involved a transit van running over a man on a bicycle, Sheriff Ashley Paulk said.

"The driver of the van said she never saw the man on the bicycle," who died, Paulk said.

The fatality was described as a white male, the sheriff said.

Paulk said the male had been identified as James Patrick Cannon, 17, of Lowndes County.

The Georgia State Patrol is handling the investigation, Paulk said.

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