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One killed in motorcycle wreck in Dawson County
Motorcycle wreck
Dawson County Sheriff’s Office and emergency services personnel, as well as personnel from the Georgia State Patrol, work the scene of a fatality on Ga. 400 Friday afternoon. - photo by FCN regional staff

DAWSON COUNTY - A man was killed Friday afternoon after a collision with a passenger vehicle in the area of Beartooth Parkway and Ga. 400.

Dawson County Sheriff Jeff Johnson said that a call came in at 2:18 p.m. for Dawson personnel to assist in the incident.

The wreck occurred as the motorcycle was being pursued by a Georgia State Patrol officer, according to Johnson.

Johnson said that the left lane of Ga. 400 southbound and the left lane of Ga. 400 northbound remained closed for several hours as GSP worked the scene.