Posted: Sunday, June 8th 2014 at 7:26pm
Motorcycle racer loses life in Road Atlanta crash
By Brandon Reed Staff
Racers compete in a recent WERA event at Road Atlanta in Braselton, GA. / Photo: Courtesy VHS Photography
BRASELTON - A Dallas motorcycle racer lost his life in a crash during a race at Road Atlanta Saturday afternoon.
According to Hall County Sheriff’s Deputy Nicole Bailes, the 29 year old man was participating in the WERA Cycle Jam motorcycle race at the Braselton road course when he had difficulty changing gears. This caused him to lose control of his motorcycle, sending him into a concrete barrier.
The man was transported to Barrow Regional Medical Center, where he was pronounced dead on arrival. Bailes said the man’s name is being withheld pending notification of family members.
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