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Victim In I-20 Fatal Crash Identified

The 73-year old man killed in a three vehicle accident on I-20 eastbound this morning has been identified.
George Echols is a former resident of Smyrna but now living in Texas. He was reportedly driving to the V-A Medical Center in Decatur.
The accident involving Echols' vehicle and a tractor trailer happened after 6:00 Wednesday morning in the eastbound lane of I-20, near mile marker number 13.
Echols was ejected from his vehicle.
First responders closed the I-20 eastbound lanes for several hours Wednesday morning during their investigation of the scene.
The GSP continues to investigate the incident.
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Location : Texas
People : George Echols