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Gov. Deal activates National Guard to rescue stranded motorists

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ATLANTA, GA (WALB) -

National Guard troops are now working to rescue people stuck on clogged highways in metro Atlanta.

Gov. Nathan Deal announced about 1:30 a.m. that he activated troops and sent them out in Humvees to save stranded motorists.

Numerous places on interstates, state highways, and secondary roads in and around Atlanta remain jammed.  Many people have been stuck in traffic since early Tuesday afternoon.

This is a developing story. Stay with WALB for the latest.

 

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