1 killed, 1 charged in Ty Ty motorcycle vs. truck accident

1 killed, 1 charged in Ty Ty motorcycle vs. truck accident

TY TY, GA (WALB) - One man died and another was arrested following a Friday accident in Ty Ty, according to the Georgia State Patrol (GSP).

According to Coroner Josh Hendrix, a man died in a truck versus motorcycle accident in the 4600 block of Highway 82.

Daryle Gallops, 34, died in the accident, according to Scott Rigby, a GSP trooper.

Ernest Bishop, 51, was charged in the incident. He was charged with first degree homicide by vehicle, driving under the influence, failure to yield and no seatbelt.

Bishop was taken to the Tift County Jail.

Hendrix said the motorcyclist, later determined to be Gallops, died instantly in the accident and no one else was injured.

Bishop, driving a pickup truck, was in the eastbound in the left lane, attempting to turn into a gas station, according to Rigby. Gallops was traveling west on Highway 520.

The pickup truck struck the motorcycle, Rigby said.

The GSP trooper said the investigation is ongoing.

WALB is working to get more information about the incident.

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