Walker County Man dies in Traffic Crash near Trion

October 11th, 2022 – 3:55 PM

WZQZ Radio –

A Walker County man died in a traffic crash between Trion and Lafayette Friday. WZQZ Radio reported that 78-year-old Thomas Johnny Barrett was driving a Jeep while pulling a trailer while traveling southbound on Highway 27 when he lost control of the vehicle.

Barrett’s Jeep traveled into the northbound lane and was hit by a semi-truck, according to the Georgia State Patrol post in LaFayette. Barrett lost his life and the truck driver was injured.

The accident is still under investigation by the Georgia State Patrol.

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