Rural Carrier killed in wreck with logging truck in Georgia


Georgia State Patrol is still investigating what caused the death of a postal employee on Highway 27 at Collard Valley Road on the Cedartown bypass earlier this afternoon.

Polk County deputy coroner Marty Robinson said that officials are still investigating how postal employee Gina W. Jackson, 52, of a Cedartown address, was killed today in a wreck involving a logging truck.

Her remains will be taken to the GBI crime lab for an autopsy, Robinson said.

Cedartown Police Chief Jamie Newsome said that Highway 27 between Highway 278 and North Main Street will remain closed for an indefinite period of time.

He has coordinated with the Department of Transportation to put up barricades at intersections to free up police officers from acting in their traffic direction role.

Check back for further updates as the story develops with the Standard Journal.

Previously posted: 

Reports indicate that there is one person dead in a log truck wreck involving a postal service vehicle near the intersection of U.S. 27 and Collard Valley Road in Cedartown.

Marty Robinson deputy Polk County Coroner said the person killed was a postal worker but would not release a name pending notification of kin.

Another person was injured and treated by Redmond EMS on the scene and taken to Polk Medical Center as well, Robinson said.

Cedartown Police Chief Jamie Newsome Cedartown said the intersections of U.S. 27 south and U.S. 278 and U.S. 27 at North Main Street are closed. Newsome said it will be a while before the wreck gets cleaned up.

Source: UPDATE: Coroner releases name of postal employee killed in wreck with logging truck – : Local

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So sorry for your loss, I was a rural carrier for 30 years and know the hazards you face every day.

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This is happening far too often. Prayers for all

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Thought of U Michelle when it was reported on our local evening news.

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My route is on Rte 27 in PA. Every day I tell my husband that one of the logging trucks is going to hit me off the road. They don’t slow down for anything!! This is terrible and so scary. Prayers to the family from 16354.

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