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Motorcycle wreck kills South Georgia man

March 15, 2004

Echols County - A South Georgia man died when his motorcycle crashed into a tree.

Thirty-nine-year-old Lonnie Collier was driving his Honda Valkyrie motorcycle down Highway 135 in Echols County Saturday night when he lost control and hit a pine tree.

The accident happened around 6:30PM about 6 miles south of Statenville. Collier was not wearing a helmet.

State Troopers say alcohol and excessive speed were involved.

Posted at 9:31AM by kathryn.murchison@walb.com