Truck driver charged in fatal eight vehicle wreck on Ga. Highway 316

Joseph Newson

Police have charged a truck driver involved in a massive eight-vehicle wreck that killed a Winder woman on Ga. Highway 316 near Buford Drive last week.

Joseph Newson, 60, of Jackson, has been charged with following too closely and vehicular homicide, both of which are considered misdemeanors, according to the Gwinnett County jail log.

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