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UPDATE: Man dies after 'major crash' with tractor trailer on I-16W in Treutlen County

According to the Georgia State Patrol, the victim has been identified as 36-year-old Jerry Keasler.
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TREUTLEN COUNTY, Ga. — UPDATE, 10 p.m.:

One man is dead after his van collided with a tractor trailer on Interstate 16 West near the 69.5 mile post just before noon Tuesday.

According to the Georgia State Patrol, the victim has been identified as 36-year-old Jerry Keasler. The driver of the tractor trailer was taken to Fairview Park Hospital in Dublin and has since been released. 

GSP is still investigating the cause of the crash. No other information is available at this time.

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A "major" accident is blocking all lanes of traffic on I-16 in Treutlen County.

That's according to a tweet from the Georgia Department of Transportation. 

The agency says the accident is on I-16 westbound near mile marker 71. 

Officials are currently on the scene. The wreck is expected to clear around 3 p.m. 

For help with alternate routes, call Georgia 511.