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One killed after SUV fails to yield

January 21, 2006

Albany- An Albany motorcyclist is dead after his bike collides with a SUV along Slappey Boulevard Saturday afternoon.

Albany Police say both drivers were at fault. Thirty two year old Arthur Deriso of Albany died after colliding with an SUV driven by Scottie Battle. Witnesses say they saw the SUV swerving out and around just before the two collided.

"To see it, it happened so fast. I thought a bomb, I thought the truck had blown up at first because the wheel came off and everything, and then after that happened he was just left lying in the street," said a witness.

Battle is charged with homicide by vehicle, driving with a revoked license, and failure to yield while entering a roadway.

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