Driver dies after hitting tractor trailer on I-285

7:57 AM, Aug 15, 2013   |    comments
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EAST POINT, Ga. -- A Minnesota man was killed in an accident on Interstate 285 Wednesday morning.

Georgia Department of Public Safety spokesperson Franka Young said the wreck happened at around 5 a.m. on southbound I-285 in East Point.

Leonard Chester Talley Jr. was driving his Chevrolet Impala down the highway when he crossed into the emergency lane and hit a stopped tractor trailer, according to Young.

Talley, 35, was taken to Grady Memorial Hospital where he was pronounced dead.

There was no word of any other injuries.

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