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Georgia Motorcyclist Tragically Killed in a Panama City Beach Accident at Thunder Beach Weekend

May 04, 2022

PANAMA CITY BEACH, FLORIDA - An online accident news report published on states that a motorcyclist was tragically killed in a motorcycle accident during  Thunder Beach Weekend in Panama City Beach, Florida.*  

The motorcyclist was visiting from the state of Georgia. The accident news report states that the motorcycle accident transpired at around 11:30 PM.  

According to the Florida Highway Patrol, the motorcycle accident occurred at the intersection of Thomas Drive and Silver Sands Road. The motorcyclist tragically passed away after sustaining severe accident-related injuries. The report states that the driver of the other vehicle has been criminally charged with Driving Under the Influence. 

The Florida Highway Patrol stated that the motorcyclist, a 47-year-old man from Douglasville, Georgia, was heading southbound along Silver Sands Road on his Harley-Davidson motorcycle. He then turned left onto Thomas Drive. At that moment, a Jeep Wrangler and the motorcycle collided. The Jeep's driver is a 47-year-old female from Senoia, Georgia.  

Florida Highway Patrol reported that the Jeep's front collided with the the side of the driver and motorcycle. The motorcyclist was then thrown off of his motorcycle and landed on the pavement. Both motor vehicles then caught on fire. The motorcyclist was taken to a local area hospital and was in critical medical condition. He tragically succumbed to his injuries. 

The Jeep's driver was arrested and criminally charged with a DUI. She suffered minor injuries. 

According to Florida Highway Patrol Lieutenant Jason King, a driver can be arrested for a DUI crash, or DUI even if they were not at fault for the accident. He also described the accident as being in "the wrong place at the wrong time." The fatal motorcycle accident is currently under investigation by the Florida Highway Patrol.

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