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Five killed after crashing into semi truck parked on shoulder of Georgia interstate

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Five people lost their lives following a two vehicle collision along a Georgia interstate on Tuesday evening.

The Georgia State Patrol and Georgia Department of Public Safety Motor Carrier Compliance Division officers responded to a crash on I-75 in Tift County, Georgia, at 6:39 p.m. on Tuesday, June 4.

Authorities say that a vehicle was traveling north on I-75 at mile marker 69 when the driver left their lane and collided with a semi truck parked on the shoulder of the interstate.

The vehicle struck the semi’s trailer.

The driver and three passengers died at the scene. Another passenger was hospitalized but later died from their injuries, according to the Tifton Gazette.

Atlanta resident Serigne Mbodji, 22, has been named as one of the people killed in the crash. None of the others have been named pending identification and notification of family members.

The crash is under investigation by the Georgia State Patrol.

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