Michael Butler Killed in Accident in Valdosta, GA
Valdosta, GA -- A crash involving a tractor-trailer and a vehicle operated by a sheriff's deputy in the area of Valdosta, GA took the life of 39-year-old Michael Butler Saturday, February 25, 2017.
The incident took place at Cat Creek Road and Norman Hall Road around 8:25 p.m.
According to the reports, a semi-truck was eastbound on Norman Hall Road. The truck stopped at a stop sign, and was attempting to make a right turn onto south Cat Creek Road.
The front end of the tractor-trailer reportedly ended up in the path of the officer's car.
Mr. Butler was taken to South Georgia Medical Center, but succumbed a short time later.
The official investigation into the incident is ongoing and more information may become known as the investigation concludes.
The press release, due to the immediacy of the incident, provided few details.
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