A Wednesday afternoon wreck which shut down all lanes of Hwy. 316 between Patrick Mill and Carl-Bethlehem Road has resulted in the death of a Winder man.
According to reports, a tractor-trailer hit the back of a pickup truck which caused the truck to overturn. Cody Grayson Brantley, 29, of Winder, died at the scene near Patrick Mill Road, the Georgia State Patrol said.
The westbound lanes of 316 were closed from Hwy. 81 to Patrick Mill Road and the eastbound lanes of 316 were closed at Patrick Mill Road for several hours.
The accident also caused a significant diesel fuel spill which had to be contained and cleaned up.