UPDATE: Motorcycle rider killed in Albany collision identified - WALB.com, South Georgia News, Weather, Sports

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UPDATE: Motorcycle rider killed in Albany collision identified

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ALBANY, GA (WALB) -

A motorcycle and a car collided at the intersection of Third Avenue and Madison Street about 7:30 Friday morning.

The person on the motorcycle was taken to the hospital by ambulance, and at 9:15, Dougherty Coroner Michael Fowler told WALB News that the man died.

The coroner identified the man as Kipp Marquel Ross, 23, of Albany.

A 2007 BMW 328i, driven by Carol Maschke 63,  of Albany, was traveling east on West Third Avenue, and ran the red light, according to the APD traffic report.

Kipp Ross, of Lee County, riding a 2006 Yamaha YZF motorcycle, was traveling south on North Madison Street.

Ross attempted to avoid a collision, but struck the car on the driver’s side rear door.

Maschke received minor injuries, and was transported for treatment. 

The crash is being investigated by the Albany Police Department’s Traffic Unit, and charges are pending. 

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