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3 people killed in tractor trailer wreck

A large highway was sent into the path of another vehicle killing the three people

By Gary Franklin

CARTERSVILLE, Ga. — CARTERSVILLE, Ga. — The state patrol has identified the three men killed in an early Wednesday morning wreck involving two tractor trailers on Interstate 75 in Bartow County.

Killed were 43-year-old George Benjamin White of Hiram, 36-year-old Jermaine Duriel Smith of Douglasville and 58-year-old Hugh Bruce Duling III of Powder Springs.

White was the driver of the northbound truck that crossed the median and struck a concrete support pillar. Smith was a passenger in White's vehicle. Duling was the driver of the southbound tractor trailer that struck a support structure in the roadway brought down by White's truck.

Full story: Victims killed in I-75 tractor trailer crash identified

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