DAWSONVILLE - The Georgia State Patrol said a 21-year-old Baldwin man died in a Wednesday evening collision between his motorcycle and a pick-up truck in Dawson County.<br />
Troopers said the crash happened around 5:45 p.m. on Georgia Highway 9 near Jewel Slaton Road. Elijah Cain Simmons lost control of his motorcycle as he tried to negotiate a curve; he crossed the center line and hit the pick-up truck.<br />
Simmons died at the scene, according to investigators. <br />
Troopers said no one else was injured.<br />
With the Memorial Day holiday weekend approaching, the Afternoon News Wrap called upon Capt. Zach Brackett of Hall County Fire Services and Dr. Tawanna Strauther of the Northeast Georgia Physicians Group for some tips and tricks to help keep you safe if you plan on firing up the grill or barbecue.