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Posted: Tuesday, July 22nd 2014 at 6:32pm

Tow truck driver killed on Atlanta interstate

By The Associated Press
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DECATUR, Ga. (AP) -- Police say a man has died in a crash on I-20 that prompted lane closures and traffic backups just ahead of afternoon rush hour.

DeKalb County Police Capt. Steve Fore tells the Atlanta Journal-Constitution (http://on-ajc.com/1nRVqMj ) the driver of a tow truck who was called to help a disabled motorist Tuesday afternoon and was fatally struck by a car while he was trying to hook the disabled car to his truck.

The accident led to closures of the highway's westbound lanes near the Glenwood Avenue exit.

Details on whether charges are expected to be filed in the crash weren't immediately available.
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