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27-year-old motorcyclist dies in crash with tractor trailer early Monday morning

The accident happened at Highway 358 in Twiggs County.
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TWIGGS COUNTY, Ga. — A motorcyclist died early Monday morning after a crash involving a tractor trailer in Twiggs County. 

27-year-old Jesse James Graham of Chauncey was identified as the driver of the motorcycle, according to Twiggs County Coroner Harold Reece.

Twiggs County Sheriff Darren Michum said they believe the motorcyclist ran under the trailer as the truck was turning onto the highway. The sheriff said a specialized team will investigate the accident. 

The accident happened at the I-16 east off-ramp at Highway 358. The accident closed the off-ramp for several hours. 

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