The Honda veered into eastbound lanes and was hit by the tractor-trailer, according to the GSP. The impact of the crash sent the SUV down an embankment, authorities said.
Truck driver Edwin Kincannon, 42, of Cartersville, was not injured in the wreck.
Both were wearing their seat belts, according to the GSP.
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Police say he was changing his tire when the shooting happened.