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Newton-Fatality in I-20 crash identified
NEWTON-One Fatality In I-20 Crash
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52-year-old Joel William Simpson, a Newton County resident, has been confirmed dead after he drove his vehicle against traffice on I-20 Tuesday night, crashing into another vehicle around the 89 mile mark between Almon and Salem roads.

Simpson reportedly made a U-turn on the highway and began driving West on I-20 East. Two others are in critical condition following the crash. 

The incident is under investigation by the Newton County Sheriff's office.