MACON, Georgia (41NBC/WMGT) – The Macon-Bibb County Fire Department and police officers responded to a fatal accident on Interstate 16 east bound near Spring Street.
41NBC was on the scene as the emergency services investigated the accident.
According to a news release, the accident involves a tractor-trailer and several cars.
Bibb County Coroner Lean Jones tells us 47-year-old Michael Thorpe of Macon died at the scene.
As of Tuesday afternoon, all east bound lanes are blocked, but will be re-opened.
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