NWGA Scanner | September 10th, 2021

Crandall man dies after suffering medical emergency and crashing semi on the Bypass in Whitfield County Thursday

According to the Georgia State Patrol the preliminary investigative findings indicate on Sept. 9, vehicle 1 (tractor-trailer) was traveling south on Georgia 3 (Bypass) near Callahan Cavender Drive. The driver of the tractor-trailer had a cardiac medical emergency and lost consciousness. The tractor-trailer left the westbound side of the roadway and struck utility pole guy wires. The area of impact was off the roadway. After impact, the semi rolled over onto its left side and came to an uncontrolled rest against utility pole guy wires. The crash report is not complete.” According to family, Dewey Colter of Crandall was the trucker and died from the medical incident.