Hephzibah, GA (WJBF)
A young man is dead after a crash in South Richmond County. It happened around 7:00 Thursday night. Richmond County Coroner Mark Bowen says 18-year-old Desmond Burdette of Hephzibah-McBean Road was killed.
In a news release, Bowen says Burdette was riding a dirt bike when he hit a pickup truck, went into the other lane, and was hit by another vehicle.
The dirt bike had no lights and Burdette was wearing dark clothing. Bowen says the roadway was not well lit.
The Richmond County Coroner’s Office and Richmond County Sheriff’s Office are investigating the incident.