published Monday, August 5th, 2013

Highway 58 wreck kills motorcyclist

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    Capt. Charles Lowery Jr., left, traffic supervisor for the Hamilton County Sheriff's Department, investigates a fatal motorcycle crash at approximately 7:30 p.m. Sunday.The orange Kawasaki Z-1000 was traveling south on Highway 58 when it collided with a red pickup truck. The motorcyclist, who was wearing a helmet, was pronounced dead at the scene.

A motorcyclist died after colliding with a pickup truck about 5:45 p.m. Sunday at the intersection of Highway 58 and Sutton Road, according to the Hamilton County Sheriff’s Office.

The driver of the orange Kawasaki Z-1000 was wearing a helmet, and the sheriff’s office is considering speed a factor in the crash. The motorycylist has been identified as John M. Cox, 29, of Georgetown.

The driver of the other vehicle was unhurt.


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