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Identity released of driver of log truck who died after crash in East Macon





The driver of a log truck apparently suffered a medical emergency Friday morning and crashed on Shurling Drive in East Macon.


The Bibb county sheriffs office is investigating the crash that happened across from the Saint Paul's AME church in the 2500 block of the highway at just after 7 a.m. Friday.


Bibb county coroner Leon Jones Andrew Willis, 46, of Macon was pronounced dead at Coliseum Medical Centers.


Bibb County sheriffs PublicAffairs Lieutenant Sean DeFoe said they believe

Willis suffered a medical emergency that led to the crash and his death, although an autopsy is pending to confirm.


DeFoe said the truck veered into another vehicle that spun around to face the opposite direction on Shurling Drive.



The truck went off the road and crashed into the woods, DeFoe said.


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