3 killed in crashes that block I-95 north in Georgia
Three people were killed in crashes on Interstate 95 in Glynn County on Tuesday that blocked all northbound traffic for hours.
Georgia highway officials kept the highway closed until 8 p.m. while they investigated the crash.
A late morning accident just before the State Road 27 exit involved a tractor-trailer that caught fire and a car.
Authorities said I-95 northbound was closed from exit 22 to exit 42. Traffic was diverted onto U.S. 17 through Brunswick, then back on I-95 at exit 40.
Later Tuesday afternoon, a car stopped in traffic on I-95 was rear-ended by a tractor-trailer, killing the driver, 71-year-old Reinhold Steinhilber, of Altamonte Springs, Fla.
Also killed was a couple from Bonita Springs, 80-year-old Rocco Urso and 76-year-old Heidy Urso.
The Georgia State Patrol was doing a reconstruction of the seven-vehicle pileup Wednesday. Troopers said charges are pending.
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