Tractor trailer runs red light, kills Gainesville man
On 11/11/05 in Gwinnett County, a Gainesville man was killed when a tractor-trailer ran a red light and struck his pickup truck.
Kevin Tanner, 32, died from his injuries at Gwinnett Medical Center about eleven hours after the tractor-trailer driver, Theodore Banks, 28, reportedly of Jonesboro, allegedly ran the red light and hit him.
Tanner, a native of Hall County, was the sole proprietor of D&D Electric. He is survived by his wife, Amy Cargile Tanner; son, Brandon; and daughter, Hailey.
See Gainesville Times article.
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