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UPDATE: Man identified in fatal accident on Interstate 75 in Whitfield County

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WHITFIELD COUNTY, GA (WRCB) -

UPDATE: The Georgia State Patrol has identified the man who died in a car accident on I-75 southbound in Whitfield County, Saturday evening.

Christopher Causey, 47, from Lula, Georgia, was traveling in the right lane when suddenly the car went across the interstate and hit a roadway grinder. 

GSP tells Channel 3, there was no invasive action and the medical examiners office will perform an autopsy to determine a cause of the crash.

Stay with Channel 3 as this story develops. 


PREVIOUS STORY: Georgia State Patrol reports a fatal accident on Interstate 75 southbound in Whitfield County near mile marker 338.

GSP says the call came in around 6:15 p.m.

Witnesses tell GSP the driver of a Chevy Malibu was traveling in the right lane when suddenly the car went across the Interstate and hit a roadway grinder.

The driver was killed.  Two road construction workers were unharmed. 

The cause of the accident is under investigation. 

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