Lizella man dies in Byron I-75 accident

BYRON, Georgia (41NBC/WMGT) – A Lizella man is dead after a van rear ended his car early Wednesday morning.

Peach County Coroner Kerry Rooks said 63-year-old Troy Wilcox was the only person injured in the wreck.

Georgia State Patrol Troopers responded to the I-75 Northbound accident around 1:30 a.m. It happened near mile post 149, according to a news release from the department.

Traffic was at a stand still because of another accident. A tractor trailer was stopped in traffic and Wilcox stopped his car behind it. Another car hit Wilcox from behind pushing him into the rear of the tractor trailer, according to the news release.

Georgia State Patrol Troopers and the Georgia State Patrol Specialized Collision Reconstruction Team are investigating the crash.


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