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Authorities release details in serious-injury Towns County crash

By Derreck Booth Anchor/reporter
HIAWASSEE - Towns County authorities Thursday released details in a Tuesday evening motorcycle accident that resulted in serious injuries to a man.<br /> <br /> According to the Towns County Sheriff's Office, the wreck happened on Highway 288 near Long Ridge Road around 6:00 p.m.<br /> <br /> They said Larry Clint Laprade of Hayesville, North Carolina, suffered serious injuries when his bike left the road and hit a culvert.<br /> <br /> 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.<br /> <br /> Authorities said the wreck remained under investigation.<br /> <br /> Laprade is a former resident of Habersham County.
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