Byron, GA ( July 17, 2023) – A tragic multiple-car crash occurred in Byron on Saturday, July 15th, 2023.
The Georgia State Patrol reported that a woman lost her life in the incident.
The crash happened around 10:13 p.m. when troopers were called to a collision involving several cars on I-75 near mile marker 149 in Peach County.
According to authorities, a tractor-trailer failed to stop and crashed into seven other cars as traffic slowed due to road maintenance and lane closures.
Sadly, Deborah Washington, a 57-year-old from Atlanta and the driver of the first car hit by the trailer passed away from her injuries.