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Man dies in Cook County motorcycle crash

October 29, 2006

Cook County -- The Georgia State Patrol is investigating a deadly motorcycle crash in Cook County.

The accident happened on Highway 37 West at the County Farm Road intersection around 9 this morning.

GSP says 73-year-old Melvin Whitsell of Beverly Hills, Florida was riding west on 37 when he lost control of his bike. He was transported to a local hospital where he was pronounced dead.

Witnesses say Whitsell was traveling with a group of motorcycles.

GSP did not say if Whitsell was wearing a helmet.

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