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Georgia - The largest state in the Southeast, and the birthplace of Martin Luther King, Jr.
Georgia is a southeastern U.S. state whose diverse terrain spans coastal marshland and beaches to wide stretches of farmland. Atlanta, its sprawling capital, is the birthplace of civil rights leader Martin Luther King, Jr. Georgia’s other major cities include Savannah, Macon, Columbus, the college town of Athens, and Augusta, which hosts the Masters golf tournament.
Georgia's climate can contribute to accidents in the region
The majority of the state is primarily a humid subtropical climate. Hot and humid summers are typical, except at the highest elevations. The entire state, including the North Georgia mountains, receives moderate to heavy precipitation, which varies from 45 inches in central Georgia to approximately 75 inches around the northeast part of the state.
Georgia's major industries keep the region growing
If Georgia were a stand-alone country, it would be the 28th largest economy in the world. There are 15 Fortune 500 companies and 26 Fortune 1000 companies with headquarters in Georgia, including such names as Home Depot, UPS, Coca-Cola, Delta Air Lines, and Aflac. Hartsfield-Jackson Atlanta International Airport, the world's busiest airport as measured by passenger traffic and aircraft traffic, is located in Georgia.
Major roadways in Georgia
Interstate 16 (I-16), also known as Jim Gillis Historic Savannah Parkway is an Interstate Highway located entirely within Georgia. I-16 travels from downtown Macon, at I-75 to downtown Savannah.
Interstate 20 (I-20) travels from the Alabama state line to the Savannah River. The highway enters the state near Tallapoosa. It travels through the Atlanta metropolitan area and exits the state in Augusta.
Interstate 24 (I-24) runs from Clarksville to Chattanooga via Nashville in the state of Tennessee.
I-59 has a short trek through Georgia, with only three exits before ending at I-24 several miles west of Chattanooga, Tennessee, in Wildwood, Georgia.
Interstate 75 (I-75) runs north–south along the U.S. Route 41 (US 41) corridor on the western side of the state, passing through the cities of Valdosta, Macon, and Atlanta.
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Most recent accident reports
A woman and her unborn child died Saturday after she was involved in a traffic accident in Acworth.
According to the Cherokee County Sheriff's office, 26-year-old Tiffany Robbins turned her Honda Accord into the path of a truck.
A MARTA bus and three other vehicles were involved in a Friday morning crash on southbound I-85 in Clayton County, according to GDOT.
Rafael Menchaca-Dellado was killed Wednesday evening in a Clayton County traffic accident.
According to Clayton County police, the four-vehicle accident occurred around 6:30 p.m. on I-285 at Clark Howell Highway.
Honey Boo Boo and her family are recovering from a serious car crash.
The Georgia TV family was turning left at a green light when a truck slammed into them Monday night in Milledgeville, Ga.
Authorities say a 52-year-old Kingsland woman was killed and her husband suffered critical injuries in a four-vehicle crash near the Georgia coast.
Georgia State Patrol officials say a newlywed bride was killed in a crash hours after her wedding reception in north Georgia.
Lawrenceville police shut down all lanes of Georgia Highway 120 at Medical Center Boulevard after a pedestrian was struck and killed.
The incident happened around 5:30 a.m. Thursday. Investigators stated that it was not a hit and run.
The latest wreck on a metro Atlanta freeway system that features names such as Spaghetti Junction, Peach Passes and HOT lanes involved a ham jam.
Two people have died after a private jet went down in northwest Atlanta Tuesday evening.
The Raytheon 390 Premier I multi-engine plane went down shortly after taking off from Fulton County Airport.
A pedestrian was struck and killed Tuesday morning on a Gwinnett County interstate ramp.
The incident happened about 6:30 a.m. on the collector/distributor ramp from Ga. 20/Buford Drive to I-85 northbound, Gwinnett police said.
Crashes on Interstate 95 in Glynn County that blocked all northbound traffic Tuesday afternoon have resulted in two deaths, and Georgia highway officials say the highway may remain closed for hours.
A mechanical issue with a tire may have caused a Henry County wreck that killed one person and seriously injured another, police said Tuesday afternoon.