Tractor operator injured in morning accident

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According to, a Chevy Silverado struck the back of a tractor on the highway headed towards Dougherty County Thursday morning.

They report that the impact ejected 60-year-old A. W. Gill reportedly suffered a head injury. The driver of the truck said his airbag deployed and he suffered only a busted lip and that he did not see the tractor on the roadway until it was too late.

Gill has been taken to Phoebe Putney Memorial Hospital for treatment of his injuries.