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This story was updated July 20, 2018, at 1:35 p.m.

UPDATE: At least two are dead after a fatal crash near Dalton, Ga., on Thursday. 

The driver of a single unit truck in the right lane made an improper lane change and hit a tractor-trailer in the center lane causing the truck to spin counter-clockwise and into the left lane hitting a pickup truck, forcing both vehicles into the median. 

The single unit truck overturned and came to an uncontrolled final rest on its top on the median guardrail, and the pickup truck landed on top of the single unit truck. 

The single unit truck had five passengers, one was pronounced dead on scene. Two were transported to a hospital in Dalton, Ga., and the other two were flown by Life Force to Erlanger in Chattanooga. One of the subjects flown to Erlanger was later pronounced deceased at Erlanger.

The driver of the single unit truck, Chadwick Pair, 27, of Calhoun, was injured and airlifted to Erlanger Medical Center. Passengers Micah Payne, 35, and Jason Banks, 40, both of Calhoun, were injured and transported to Hamilton Medical Center. Passengers Cody Angel, 23, of Rydal, and William Clegg, 36, of Adairsville, were fatally injured.

The tractor-trailer driver, Broderick Williams, 32, of Stone Mountain, was not injured. The driver of the pickup truck, Jesus Quezada, 49, of Dalton, was injured but not taken to a hospital.

The Specialized Collision Reconstruction Team is conducting a follow-up investigation. Charges are pending the completion of the investigation.

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UPDATE: All lanes of Interstate 75 have reopened Thursday evening near Dalton, Georgia, after a fatal crash blocked both directions of traffic of the interstate during the afternoon.

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ORIGINAL STORY: A fatal crash blocked lanes in both directions of Interstate 75 near Dalton, Georgia, Thursday afternoon.

One person died in the crash, WRCB-TV News Channel 3 reported.

One car and two trucks were involved, according to the Georgia Department of Transportation's website. The crash took place near the Walnut Avenue exit.

Crews were expected to clear the site by 5:30 p.m.

This is a developing story and will be updated as more information becomes available.

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