Woman killed in wreck on I-85

Published 4:57 pm Monday, June 24, 2019

A woman was killed in a two-vehicle crash on Interstate 85 on Sunday.

The victim was identified as Teresa Milam, 64, according to a press release from Georgia State Patrol. The crash occurred near mile marker eight at approximately 9:40 a.m.

Milam was operating a 1997 Ford F-150 and had pulled in the southbound emergency lane. When Milam attempted to change lanes from the emergency lane to the center median, a Pontiac Vibe could not stop and struck Milam’s vehicle in the rear, according to the press release. According to the accident report, the Ford F-150 traveled into the median and caught fire. Milam was pronounced dead at the scene.

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The crash is under investigation by the Georgia State Patrol Specialized Collision Reconstruction Team.

It’s unclear if anyone else was injured in the crash.