Two men were killed in an accident involving a trailer-trailer Saturday night near East Dublin.
John Edwards Shivers, 35, of Soperton, struck a tractor-trailer at about 6:30 p.m. The collision killed Shivers and passenger Julious Atkins, 37, of Vidalia. The accident happened on Ga. 199 near Exit 106, according to the Georgia State Patrol in Dublin.
Cpl. Lee Weaver said Shivers drove onto the shoulder of the road and overcorrected while coming back into his lane. Weaver said the tractor-trailer was knocked onto its right side. The rig’s driver was uninjured. Weaver said a blood-alcohol test for Shivers is pending.