Posted: Thursday, June 19th 2014 at 6:39pm
Authorities release details in serious-injury Towns County crash
By Derreck Booth Editor
HIAWASSEE - Towns County authorities Thursday released details in a Tuesday evening motorcycle accident that resulted in serious injuries to a man.
According to the Towns County Sheriff's Office, the wreck happened on Highway 288 near Long Ridge Road around 6:00 p.m.
They said Larry Clint Laprade of Hayesville, North Carolina, suffered serious injuries when his bike left the road and hit a culvert.
First responders took Laprade to Northeast Georgia Medical Center, where he was treated. A Towns County Sheriff's Office news release said Laprade was expected to be released from the hospital this week.
Authorities said the wreck remained under investigation.
Laprade is a former resident of Habersham County.
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