Woman on motorcycle killed in crash with semitruck – Atlanta

By Chelsea Prince

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A woman on a motorcycle was killed in South Fulton on Sunday night after running a red light, Channel 2 Action News reported. 

A South Fulton police officer at the scene told the news station the woman was speeding when she ran the light on Flat Shoals Road near the entrance ramp to I-85.

She was hit by a semi truck turning left onto the interstate. The 18-wheeler had the right of way, the officer told Channel 2.

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The motorcyclist’s helmet was not found at the scene, leading investigators to believe she was not wearing one. An off-duty firefighter saw the crash and was the first to try to help, Channel 2 reported. 

The 25-year-old woman, who has not been identified, was ultimately pronounced dead at a hospital. 

The intersection was shut down for several hours Sunday night while authorities investigated, according to the news station.


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Source: Atlanta Journal Constitution