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UPDATE: Motorcycle crash claims one life in Catoosa County

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UPDATE: Fort Oglethorpe police say charges could be filed in a deadly collision over the weekend.

It happened Sunday shortly after 6:30 pm on Lafayette Road at the Cloud Springs Road intersection.

Captain Gary McConathy says 32-year-old Heath Brown was killed when his Harley Davidson motorcycle collided with a Ford F-150 pickup truck driven by 74-year-old Roy Arnold.

McConathy says Arnold was traveling south on Lafayette Road when he attempted to make a left turn on to Cloud Springs Road. Brown was traveling north on Lafayette Road at the time of the collision.

McConathy says charges are pending, depending on the outcome of the investigation.

Stay with Channel 3 on-air and online for updates to this story.


PREVIOUS STORY: Emergency workers responded to the scene of a deadly motorcycle accident in Catoosa County.

The accident happened around 6:30 Sunday evening at the intersection of Cloud Springs Road and Lafayette Road.

Police say a 74-year-old man driving a pick up truck attempted to turn left onto Cloud Springs Road when the vehicle struck a motorcycle. The 32-year-old motorcyclist did not survive. 

Investigators are still interviewing witnesses but say it looks as if the driver of the pick up truck failed to yield at the traffic light.

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