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Dodge County woman killed in collision with 18-wheeler

The accident happened near State Road 126E and Middle Ground Church Road.
Credit: TEGNA

DODGE COUNTY, Ga. — A Dodge County woman was killed Thursday morning after being hit by an 18-wheeler.

According to Georgia State Patrol, the victim was identified as 58-year-old Tammy Thompson.

State patrol says she was driving north on Middle Ground Church Road around 7 a.m. when she approached the intersection with State Route 126.

They say Thompson failed to yield when entering the intersection and was hit by a tractor-trailer going eastbound. The tractor-trailer then overturned onto her vehicle.

She was fatally injured in the wreck.

The wreck is expected to clear around 2 p.m.

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