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Truck rips through outbuilding, SUV strikes person on mower

A full size pickup truck traveling west on Hwy. 18 between Zebulon and Concord ran off the road Friday afternoon and went completely through an outbuilding. The outbuilding was located on the property of Jimmy Hatchett.

The driver of the truck was taken by ambulance to an area hospital, according to Anita Neath, public information officer for the Pike County Fire Department.

Additionally, at 4:36 p.m. Friday, deputies responded to Hwy. 19 near the Upson County line where the driver of a Chevy Suburban ran off the road, striking a power pole and a homeowner who was on a lawn mower. The homeowner was taken by ambulance to a Macon trauma center. The SUV driver was taken to Upson Regional.

The SUV driver said he fell asleep at the wheel. Blood was drawn from the driver for toxicology testing.

More to follow…

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