A 30-year-old man was killed in a crash that shut down I-20 East in DeKalb County early Saturday morning, police told AJC.com.
According to DeKalb police, Milargo Vasquez’s vehicle was hit from behind when it stopped in the eastbound lanes. The investigation blocked the interstate at Candler Road from about 1 a.m. until just before 4 a.m.
The other vehicle involved was not able to stop, police spokesman Sgt. J.D. Spencer told Channel 2 Action News, and it hit the victim’s vehicle at a “high rate of speed.”
Vasquez was pronounced dead at the scene.
The crash is still under investigation, Spencer said.
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