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- Southbound I-85 was closed for nearly three hours.
- All lanes reopened about 10:15 a.m.
A driver who was ejected from his SUV in a two-vehicle crash on I-85 South has died, Fairburn police said.
Officers were dispatched to the scene near Senoia Road just before 5 a.m. Wednesday. When they arrived, a Chevrolet Tahoe was overturned, Deputy Chief Anthony Bazydlo said.
The 38-year-old driver was taken to Grady Memorial Hospital, where he later died, Bazydlo said.
The other driver, who rode in a GMC pickup truck, was not injured.
There were no passengers or other injuries in the crash.
The incident shut down southbound lanes of I-85 for nearly three hours. Lanes started to reopen at 7:45 a.m.
The scene cleared about 10:15 a.m., according to the WSB 24-hour Traffic Center.
“As the investigation continues and evidence continues to be gathered,” he said, “any charging decision will be made at the conclusion of the investigation.”
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