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Man Killed in Motorcycle Crash in Rossville, Georgia


April 19, 2019

ROSSVILLE, GA. – According to a news story reported online at wdef.com, a man was killed in a motorcycle crash in Rossville, Georgia. The man’s motorcycle reportedly collided with a pickup truck, after the truck turned in front of the motorcycle. Investigators have identified the victim of the accident.*

The accident reportedly took place in the early morning on April 17, but the story from WDEF did not specify the time. Georgia State Patrol and WDEF say that a motorcycle was traveling in the area of Georgia Highway 2 and Happy Valley Road in Rossville. 

At the intersection of the two roadways, Troopers say a pickup truck that had been traveling in the opposite direction turned in front of the motorcycle. The truck entered the path of the motorcycle, and the two vehicles crashed into each other. This occurred by Ridgeland High School. Troopers did not say what events caused the accident to take place. 

WDEF reports the motorcyclist was critically injured in the crash and did not survive. He was identified as a 65-year-old man from Chickamauga, Georgia. It does not appear that anyone else was riding on the motorcycle at the time, but that information was not confirmed in the WDEF report. 

WDEF also reported that the driver of the pickup truck and a passenger in the pickup truck were evaluated for injuries at the scene and not transported elsewhere for treatment. Neither of them was identified in the report. Georgia State Patrol is still investigating, and no information about potential charges has been released. 

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Source:https://wdef.com/2019/04/17/motorcyclist-killed-crash-pickup-walker-county/

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