Highway 58 wreck kills motorcyclist

Highway 58 wreck kills motorcyclist

August 5th, 2013 by Staff Report in Local Regional News

Capt. Charles Lowery Jr., left, traffic supervisor for the Hamilton County Sheriff's Department, investigates a fatal motorcycle crash at approximately 7:30 p.m. Sunday.The orange Kawasaki Z-1000 was traveling south on Highway 58 when it collided with a red pickup truck. The motorcyclist, who was wearing a helmet, was pronounced dead at the scene.

A motorcyclist died after colliding with a pickup truck about 5:45 p.m. Sunday at the intersection of Highway 58 and Sutton Road, according to the Hamilton County Sheriff’s Office.

The driver of the orange Kawasaki Z-1000 was wearing a helmet, and the sheriff’s office is considering speed a factor in the crash. The motorycylist has been identified as John M. Cox, 29, of Georgetown.

The driver of the other vehicle was unhurt.

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