AC­CI­DENT

The Covington News - - Lo­cal news -

New­ton County Fire Depart­ment. He said he be­lieved the ve­hi­cle was some type of dump truck.

Ge­or­gia State Pa­trol Lt. Paul Cosper said the driver of the truck was trapped in­side the ve­hi­cle when it caught on fire as a re­sult of the ac­ci­dent.

The ve­hi­cle struck a tree at the drive­way of 2100 But­ler Bridge Road and erupted into flames upon im­pact, said NCFD Deputy Chief Tim Smith. The fire was con­tained to the en­gine and cab com­part­ment, said

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