Pedestrian hit by semi on I-75 in Clayton County

Pedestrian hit by semi on I-75 in Clayton County

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CLAYTON COUNTY, Ga. -

Clayton County police say that pedestrian walking in the northbound lanes of Interstate 75 early Tuesday was hit by a tractor-trailer and killed.  The accident happened around 2:45 a.m. 

The northbound lanes of I-75 were shut down just beyond State Route 138 for about three hours following the accident.  Traffic was diverted onto I-675 temporarily. 

The victim's identity was not released to the public.

The tractor-trailer was hauling furniture, authorities said.

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