Arthur Francis Killed, Ahn Kim Merritt Hurt in Accident in Macon, GA
Macon, GA -- A three-vehicle collision claimed the life of 64-year-old Arthur Francis, and left 73-year-old Ahn Kim Merritt injured in Macon, GA Tuesday, January 31, 2017.
Officials say the collision took place on Interstate 16 West close to Spring Street.
Sources claim a semi-truck driven by Arthur Francis was westbound in the left lane around 8:15 p.m. when the incident took place. A second truck occupied by Carlton Kiser was stopped in the far left lane. The report claims the truck had stopped due to a prior collision with a vehicle driven by Ahn Kim Merritt. For reasons unclear, the semi occupied by Mr. Francis collided with the stopped semi.
The collision killed Mr. Francis at the scene of the collision.
Ahn Kim Merritt was transported to a local hospital for monitoring.
The report made no mention of other injuries related to the crash.
The exact cause of the collision has not been determined.
Authorities are currently examining the details of the incident.
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