One person was killed Wednesday afternoon after being run over by a tractor-trailer in a Paulding County neighborhood, according to police.
Photo: Channel 2 Action News
Photo: Channel 2 Action News

Tractor-trailer driver, 52, killed in Paulding County neighborhood

A tractor-trailer driver was killed Wednesday afternoon in a Paulding County neighborhood, according to investigators. 

The incident happened in a construction area off Burnt Hickory Lane in Seven Hills, near Dallas, Sgt. Ashley Henson with the Sheriff’s Office said.

Investigators believe Daniel Deiter, 52, of Cornelia, was working on top of the tractor-trailer when it began to roll backwards. Deiter lost his footing and fell off the trailer, which then rolled over him.

The Georgia State Patrol is investigating the death. 

In other news:

A fourth-grade teacher died early Tuesday morning in Paulding County.

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