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Man dies, 8 injured in car accident in Meriwether County

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MERIWETHER COUNTY, GA (CBS46) -

The Georgia State Patrol said a father was killed and eight others were injured after a crash along I-85 in Meriwether County. 

Investigators said the crash happened on Thursday.

Victor Allen Moorer, 30, was headed northbound on I-85 near Sewell Road when his car left the roadway and overturned into a wooded area, according to police.

Moorer died after the driver's side of the car struck a tree.

Moorer's wife and seven children were injured in the accident.

Chase Moorer, 3, and 11-year-old Shania Moorer were flown to the hospital.

The other children are ages 10, 9, 7 and 5 years old, as well as a 9-month-old. 

Moorer's wife and children have been released from the hospital.

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