Name released for man killed in crash between dirt bike, bus

One person died Monday afternoon in a crash involving a motorcycle and a school bus.
One person died Monday afternoon in a crash involving a motorcycle and a school bus.(WRDW)
Published: Aug. 15, 2022 at 5:33 PM EDT|Updated: Aug. 15, 2022 at 6:20 PM EDT
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AUGUSTA, Ga. (WRDW/WAGT) - One person was killed Monday afternoon in a crash involving a school bus and a dirt bike, according to authorities.

It happened at Old McDuffie Road and Kenny Road, according to the Richmond County Sheriff’s Office.

FULL STATEMENT:

A male on a dirt bike attempted to pass a school bus in a no-passing zone while the bus was turning left and struck the bus, according to deputies.

The male was pronounced deceased on the scene. The Richmond County Coroner identified the cyclist as Melvin R. Morrison, 45, of the 2200 block of Nellie Drive.

There was one student on the bus along with the driver, and they were not injured.

According to dispatchers, the call came in at 5:07 p.m. Monday.

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