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Thursday July 7th, 2022 12:48AM

White County releases more details on truck wreck

By Dean Dyer WRWH Radio
HELEN - White County authorities say the tractor-trailer truck that wrecked in the northern part of the county Monday afternoon was hauling scrap metal. <br /> <br /> The single-vehicle accident involved the tractor-trailer overturning, causing a six-hour closure of Georgia Highway 75 north of Helen. <br /> <br /> White County Chief Deputy Bob Ingram said Tuesday the accident, reported around 3:30 p.m. Monday, occurred in a sharp curve one mile north of Andrews Cove. <br /> <br /> Ingram said the driver was negotiating a curve when he lost control. <br /> <br /> The highway was shut down for more than six hours while authorities investigated the accident and crews cleared up the spilled scrap metal and uprighted the truck and trailer.<br /> <br /> White County 9-1-1 dispatch said the road was reopened around 10 p.m. Monday.
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