Motorcycle crash claims rider’s life

A crash between a pickup truck and a motorcycle Tuesday night resulted in the death of the motorcycle’s rider.

Georgia State Patrol troopers responded to a two-vehicle crash on GA State Route 2 Catoosa County at about 8:45pm Tuesday.

Their investigation determined that a Harley-Davidson motorcycle was rear-ended by a pickup truck, possibly a dark-colored Ford F-250.


GSP says that after the crash, the driver of the truck left the scene.

The identity of the truck driver is not known.

The motorcycle rider, 51-year-old Franklin Coyne, died as a result of injuries from the crash. His family has been notified.

Source: Local 3 News