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UPDATE| Coroner identifies driver of motorcycle crash on Hwy 221

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Published: Jul. 23, 2018 at 2:01 PM EDT
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Monday, July 23, 2018

4:24 p.m.

COLUMBIA COUNTY, Ga. (WRDW/WAGT) -- The coroner has identified the driver of a motorcycle that died following a wreck Monday morning.

James Taylor of Tifton, Georiga was traveling north on Highway 221 when his motorcycle was seen weaving a witness said.

The 68-year-old was ejected from his bike.

The coroner stated that the cause of Mr. Taylor's death is still undetermined at this time.

According to the Columbia County Sheriff's Office, there was no evidence of skid marks or mechanical problems. But they believe the accident was due to a possible medical condition.

News 12 will continue to update this developing story as we receive more information.


2:01 p.m.

COLUMBIA COUNTY, Ga. (WRDW/WAGT) -- The driver of a motorcycle has died following a wreck Monday morning.

The Columbia County Sheriff's Office says the accident happened around 11:45 a.m. on Highway 221. The driver was traveling north.

A witness says the motorcycle was weaving on the road before going off the road onto the east shoulder. The motorcycle then continued driving northeast, into a wooded area.

The driver was then ejected. There were no mechanical issues, and deputies believe the crash was due to a possible medical condition.