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Saturday February 13th, 2016 6:42PM
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Tow truck driver killed on Atlanta interstate

By The Associated Press
DECATUR, Ga. (AP) -- Police say a man has died in a crash on I-20 that prompted lane closures and traffic backups just ahead of afternoon rush hour.<br /> <br /> DeKalb County Police Capt. Steve Fore tells the Atlanta Journal-Constitution (http://on-ajc.com/1nRVqMj ) the driver of a tow truck who was called to help a disabled motorist Tuesday afternoon and was fatally struck by a car while he was trying to hook the disabled car to his truck.<br /> <br /> The accident led to closures of the highway's westbound lanes near the Glenwood Avenue exit.<br /> <br /> Details on whether charges are expected to be filed in the crash weren't immediately available.
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