Peachtree City man killed in wreck with tractor-trailer

Peachtree City man killed in wreck with tractor-trailer

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A Peachtree City man was killed in a wreck Tuesday in Fayette County. (Credit: Channel 2 Action News)
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  • A Peachtree City man was killed in a wreck in Tyrone.

A 36-year-old Peachtree City man was killed about 2:20 a.m. Tuesday when his vehicle collided with a tractor-trailer in Tyrone, police said. 

Elliot Schwartz was driving south on Highway 74 when he ran a red light and struck a tractor-trailer that was turning right, Tyrone police Chief Brandon Perkins told The Atlanta Journal-Constitution.

“We don’t know why he ran the red light,” Perkins said.

The road was cleared about 7 a.m. 

An investigation is ongoing. 

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