Motorcyclist Tragically Killed in Collision on Hwy 211 in Barrow County, Georgia
BARROW COUNTY, GA. – According to an online news report posted at wgauradio.com, a motorcyclist was tragically killed in a collision with another vehicle on Highway 211 in Barrow County, Georgia. Few details about the accident were released in the report, but authorities have confirmed identifying information on the victim.*
The accident occurred at the intersection with Pleasant Hill Church Road on Highway 211. Georgia State Patrol and WGAU report that a motorcycle and a passenger car somehow collided at the crossing of the two roadways. No information about the nature of the accident or the circumstances leading to the accident was reported.
It is unclear what kind of car was involved in the crash, as the make and model were not reported. Troopers were not reported to have said anything about the factors contributing to the crash, including whether speeding or right-of-way violations were involved.
WGAU reports that the person riding on the motorcycle was tragically killed in the accident. The report did not say whether he was wearing a helmet. Officials identified him as a 36-year-old man from Winder, Georgia. It does not appear that anyone was riding on the motorcycle with him.
WGAU further reports that the driver of the car has been identified as a 62-year-old woman from Athens, Georgia. It is unclear if she was injured in the crash or if any passengers were in her vehicle at the time of the collision.
Georgia State Patrol Troopers are still investigating and had not said at the time of the WGAU report’s posting whether charges were likely.
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