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Identity of driver killed in I-16 EB accident on Wednesday released

CHATHAM CO., GA (WTOC) -

The identity of the driver killed in the accident on I-16 EB near Pooler Pkwy Wednesday morning has been identified.

Dominique Mallet, 34, of Ellabell, died on scene.

According to the Georgia State Patrol, at around 8 a.m., Mallet was driving a black pickup truck too closely to a tractor-trailer in heavy traffic and hit the tractor-trailer with such great force the truck was pinned underneath.

The driver of the tractor-trailer was not seriously injured and was able to leave the scene. No one else was injured or involved.

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