Woman Struck And Killed On I-575


A crash on I-575 that killed an Acworth woman and severely injured a Holly Springs teenager is being investigated.


Linda L. Lopez, 38, was killed Friday night after being hit by a tractor-trailer according to a report by the Georgia State Patrol.


Lopez was standing in the median of the interstate near exit 8 when the truck veered to avoid vehicles stopped in the road.


Prior to Lopez being struck, there had been a multiple vehicle crash nearby. According to a witness, this crash was caused by a driver spinning out.


Lopez and others involved in the crash were standing in the median awaiting help.


The teenager hit in the crash was transported to Wellstar Kennestone Hospital in Marietta.

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