Sunday, June 4, 2023–2:15 p.m.
-Georgia State Patrol-
The Georgia State Patrol responded to a fatal crash involving a pedestrian on I-75 in Gordon County Saturday.
According to the GSP:
The incident occurred at around 12:08 p.m. near mile marker 310.
78-year-old Oscar George Washam of Cobb County had pulled over onto the shoulder of the interstate and was outside of his vehicle, in the right lane of travel, securing a loose pipe that was hanging from his camper trailer.
A tractor-trailer then struck Washam, who was pronounced dead at the scene by the Gordon County Coroner.