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Interstate closes briefly after serious motorcycle crash

VALDOSTA, GA (WALB) -

We learned new details Friday night about a motorcycle pileup that blocked traffic on Interstate 75 late Friday afternoon.

Eric Vanderwiede From Tamarac, FL was seriously injured. Troopers say he was riding with six friends about 4:45 p.m. near mile marker 25 in Lowndes County when he clipped the back tire of a motorcycle in front of him.

Vanderwiede crashed and was airlifted from the scene.

Robert Brangan was thrown off his motorcycle as he tried to avoid the crash. His motorcycle then crashed into a semi, but Brangan was not seriously hurt.

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