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Fatal wreck causes closure of Ga, 10 Loop in Athens

These two cars were involved in a fatal accident Wednesday morning on the Ga. Highway 1p Loop in Athens (Mandy King/Classic City News)

By Joe Johnson

A portion of the outer Ga. 10 Loop was closed Wednesday morning due to a fatal car accident.

The closure caused extensive traffic delays before it was reopened at about 8:45 a.m.

Officers from the Athens Clarke County Police Department and Oconee County Sheriff’s Office were on the scene to redirect motorists from the affected area, between the U.S. Highway 441 and Macon Highway interchanges near the Oconee County line.

Keep checking back here, as Classic City News will update this story as information becomes available.

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Looks like a wrong way driver

Dawn Feagan
Dawn Feagan

Unfortunately , yes it was. An 81 year old woman from Watkinsville. It was very early. She must of gotten confused. Poor soul🥹

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