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1 dead, 2 injured following wreck involving tractor trailer

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Source: Mark Barber (WFXG) Source: Mark Barber (WFXG)
AUGUSTA, GA (WFXG) -

One man is dead and two others are injured after a tractor trailer and a car collided Monday night.

The collision happened on Deans Bridge Road and killed the driver of the tanker, Fred Buckson, 53.

It took crews two and a half hours to pull Buckson's body from the wreck.

The accident happened when a car pulled out in front of the tractor trailer. 

Officers on the scene tell Fox54 the driver of the car was airlifted to the hospital in serious condition and the passenger is in stable condition.

Officers say the driver of the car is at fault.

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Crews are on the scene of a major wreck on Deans Bridge Road. We're told a tanker truck is involved in that crash and at least one person was ejected from another vehicle.

Witnesses on the scene tell FOX54 a Hazmat crew is on the scene because the tanker spilled onto the road.

At this point all lanes are closed on Deans Bridge Road. FOX54 has a crew on the way to the scene and will have more information as it is released here at wfxg.com and tonight on FOX54 News at 10.

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