Driver dies in tractor-trailer fire on I-75

HENRY COUNTY, Ga. — The driver of a tractor-trailer died after a wreck on Interstate 75 Tuesday morning.

According to Henry County police, the truck was traveling in the right lane southbound on I-75.

For unknown reasons, the truck veered left and overturned. A fuel line ruptured and it caught fire. The driver did not escape the vehicle and died.

The driver has been identified as Clarence Watts, 61, of Jacksonville, Florida.

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