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Motorcyclist Tragically Killed in Three-Vehicle Crash on Alt. 75 in White County, Georgia


October 03, 2019

WHITE COUNTY, GA. – According to a news story reported online at whitecountynews.net, a motorcyclist was tragically killed in a three-vehicle crash that occurred on Alt. 75 in White County, Georgia. Preliminary investigation by authorities has revealed that the accident was likely caused by a failure to yield during a left-hand turn.* 

The accident took place during the afternoon at the crossing of Alt. 75 with John Head Road. Georgia State Patrol and White County News report that shortly before 1 p.m., a 1994 Honda Accord was traveling southbound on Alt. 75, approaching the intersection with John Head Road. At the intersection, the Honda driver attempted to turn left. 

Troopers say that in making the turn, the Honda driver traveled into the path of a northbound 2004 Suzuki SV 650 motorcycle. The two vehicles then collided head-on. After the impact, a person riding on a 1978 Yamaha RD 400 motorcycle that was also traveling north tried to avoid the accident and ended up crashing. The Yamaha motorcycle turned onto its side. 

White County News reports that the motorcyclist on the Suzuki was tragically killed in the accident. He was identified in the report as a 65-year-old man from Dahlonega, Georgia. In addition, White County News states that the other motorcyclist was injured and taken to Northeast Georgia Medical Center for treatment. He was identified as a 31-year-old man from Dahlonega. The nature of his injuries is not clear.

The driver of the Honda was not injured in the accident, according to the report. He was identified as a 92-year-old man from Cleveland, Georgia. It is not clear at this time why he turned in front of the two motorcycles. Georgia State Patrol is still reviewing the facts of the accident, and Troopers say that charges are pending the outcome of their investigation. 

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Source:https://www.whitecountynews.net/local/charges-pending-fatal-accident

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