2 killed in crash involving multiple tractor-trailers in Bartow County

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At least two people are dead after a multivehicle accident on Interstate-75 south near mile marker 293 in Bartow County.

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The investigation determined that three tractor-trailers, a box truck and a blue passenger car were all traveling south on I-75 when one of the tractor-trailers hit the back of another, causing the first to hit the second. One of the tractor-trailers burst into flames. Another spun into the middle lane, hitting the back of the box truck, which then plowed into the back of the passenger car.

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The drivers of two of the tractor-trailers were pronounced dead at the scene. The driver of the third tractor-trailer was taken to a hospital. The other drivers sustained minor injuries.

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None of the victims’ identities have been released.

The Georgia State Patrol reconstruction team is investigating the crash.