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Car crashes into stalled tractor-trailer on I-20, driver killed

The highway was closed for around three hours for the investigation.

DOUGLAS COUNTY, Ga. — An Atlanta woman died Sunday when she struck the back of a stalled tractor-trailer on Sunday morning. 

It happened along Interstate 20 westbound on around 9:35 a.m. The highway was at a standstill after all lanes were shut down just east of Thornton Road for about three hours.

The Cobb County Police Department said a car traveling on I-20 struck a stalled tractor-trailer. The driver of the car died. 

On Monday, police identified the driver as 39-year-old Nicholle B. Knight.

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