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Deadly chain of events on I-20 involves shooting, car crash, woman hit by truck

After a man was shot, his car stopped in the middle lane where it was hit by another car. That driver got out and was struck by a tractor-trailer.

DEKALB COUNTY, Ga. — A bizarre shooting incident Sunday night along a busy interstate left two people dead after a crash where another driver was then hit by a truck. 

Just after 10 p.m., the DeKalb County Police Department was called to an accident on I-20 eastbound, just west of Panola Road. 

Officers found a male victim suffering from a gunshot wound inside his vehicle.

Following an initial investigation, police believe that after the victim was shot, his vehicle came to a stop in the middle lane. It was then struck by a vehicle driven by a female. They said she exited her vehicle and was struck by a tractor-trailer. She died on the scene.

The man who was found shot in his vehicle died at the hospital, police said.

No suspects have been identified in the shooting, according to police. 

The identities of those involved are being released and the investigation continues, they said.

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