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Man identified in Brooks co. fatal accident

Man identified in Brooks co. fatal accident. Man identified in Brooks co. fatal accident.
Sergeant Tommy Peeples Sergeant Tommy Peeples
BROOKS CO., GA (WALB) -  Karl Mitchell Thompson, 27, was killed after being hit on his bicycle on Highway 84 in Brooks County, Thursday.

 A semi truck hit and killed Thompson of Lake Butler, Florida.

Thompson was riding his bicycle on the edge of the road.

Georgia State Patrol Troopers remind drivers and bike riders to be extra cautious on these busy and high speed roadways.

Sergeant Tommy Peeples said, “If possible, give them that whole right hand lane.  And if they can't move over due to traffic conditions, slow down so that the driver or the motorist can react if the bicycle does come into your lane.”

No charges have been filed against the truck driver at this time as the State Patrol continues their investigation.


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