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Driver killed in wreck on I-285 in Fulton County, police say

Lanes reopened at around 5 a.m. on Tuesday.

ATLANTA — An accident early Tuesday morning shut down all southbound lanes of traffic on Interstate 285 just before the Interstate 20 ramp.

Atlanta Police say a tractor-trailer was traveling south on I-285 and exiting to I-20. The tractor trailer was stopped in traffic when a Toyota Camry stuck the rear end of the truck. The driver of the Camry was killed in the accident. The driver of the truck was not injured.  

Police are working to determine if speed and alcohol played a factor in the crash.

It happened around 2 a.m. and the roadway had been closed for the investigation until around 5 a.m.