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Man Hit by Logging Truck, Dies in Sparta
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A man in a wheelchair died after being struck by a logging truck in Sparta Friday morning.

Hancock County coroner Alexander Ingram said the victim is 65-year-old Albert Trawick.

Troy Flury of the Georgia State Patrol's Milledgeville office, said it happened around 8:25 a.m. at Broad and Boland streets, in downtown Sparta.

He said Trawick's motorized wheelchair rolled into the path of the 18-wheeler.

The driver was a 58-year-old man from Norwood.

Flury said the victim died before he could be taken to a hospital.

Ingram said there will be no autopsy.

He said the case is still under investigation.

 

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