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Canton Man Dies in Motorcycle Accident

The motorcycle accident happened on old Highway 5 in the Keithsburg community.
The motorcycle accident happened on old Highway 5 in the Keithsburg community. (click image for slideshow)
August 28, 2015 | A 46 year old Canton man lost his life last night when he lost control of his motorcycle near York Drive, on Ball Ground Highway, in the Keithsburg community. The motorcyclist was traveling northbound at approximately 11:30 when the accident occurred A passerby found the 46 year old victim lying in the road.  He immediately called 911 and emergency service personnel with Cherokee County Fire and Emergency Services responded to the scene where they pronounced him dead upon arrival. ... (read complete story)

Both lanes of Highway 5 were blocked for a couple of hours.
Both lanes of Highway 5 were blocked for a couple of hours.
The Georgia State Patrol is investigating the cause of the wreck.
The Georgia State Patrol is investigating the cause of the wreck.
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