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      Driver dies in semi accident

      Georgia State Patrol officials say Richard Paul Dumoulin, 67, was headed eastbound on Georgia Highway 520 when the accident occurred. / Jessica Fairley


      A driver in a Demot Peanut Company truck has died after an early morning accident.

      Georgia State Patrol officials say Richard Paul Dumoulin, 67, was headed eastbound on Georgia Highway 520 when the accident occurred.

      The 18-wheeler crossed a grass median into the westbound lane. The truck struck a line of trees and overturned on impact.

      The victim was pronounced dead at the scene by the Worth County coroner.

      His family has been notified of his passing away.

      Senior State Trooper Darryl Benton says this case is still under investigation.

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