• Officer hit by car while investigating deadly crash in Clayton County

    By: Steve Gehlbach

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    CLAYTON COUNTY, Ga. - A police officer is recovering after being hit while investigating a deadly crash.

    Clayton County police said a pedestrian was hit and killed on I-75 northbound at CW Grant early Monday morning. 

    During their investigation, a vehicle not involved with the wreck drove into the accident scene, hitting a police officer. 

    The officer was taken to a local hospital, police said. His injuries are not life-threatening. He was later released. 


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    Channel 2's Steve Gehlbach was at the scene during Channel 2 Action News This Morning, where all the northbound traffic was being diverted to I-285 westbound. The lanes have since reopened. 

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