Driver facing charges after death of motorcyclist on Deans Bridge Road

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AUGUSTA (WJBF) —The driver of a pickup truck involved in the death of a motorcyclist over the weekend is now facing charges in the crash.

Willie Lee Mitchell Jr.

Willie Lee Mitchell Jr. is facing charges of Improper movement on roadway, DUI, and no license on person.

The crash is still under investigation.


AUGUSTA (WJBF) — A Hephzibah man is dead after he was involved in a motorcycle crash early Saturday morning.

It happened around 2:20 a.m. on Deans Bridge Road near Morgan Road.

The coroner says 30-year-old James Collymore was riding his motorcycle when a pickup truck turned in front of him.

The motorcycle crashed into the back of the pickup truck.

Collymore died on the scene.

We don’t know if the driver of the pickup truck will be facing any charges.

We’ve reached out to the sheriff’s office for more details about this crash.

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