Wednesday October 20th, 2021 11:03PM

Stephens County wreck claims life of bicyclist

By Rob Moore Reporter

TOCCOA — Georgia State Patrol Post 7 in Toccoa has released preliminary details of an early-morning fatal wreck on Rock Creek Road near Toccoa.

A 1994 Toyota half-ton pickup driven by John Hughes of Martin was traveling west on Rock Creek Road and struck the rear of a bicycle that also was traveling west on Rock Creek Road, according to Trooper 1st Class Joseph Tucker.

After impact, the rider was thrown from the bicycle, Tucker said, adding the bicyclist did not have any lights or other equipment on his bicycle at the time of the 6:27 a.m. crash.

Tucker said officials are not releasing the name of the bicyclist at this time.

No charges have been filed in the collision, according to Tucker.


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