Motorcyclist involved in fatal wreck

A wreck involving two-vehicles on Ga. 75 north of Taylor Road near Helen claimed the life of a Braselton resident around 5 p.m. Wednesday, April 4.

According to Georgia State Patrol Post 6 in Gainesville, Julian Roberts, 37, of Braselton, died after his 2017 Harley Davidson motorcycle struck a 2014 Honda passenger van while heading south on Ga. 75. The Honda, which was being driven by Jill Fowler, 41, of Crawford, was heading north on Ga. 75.

The Honda was stopped in the roadway and the motorcycle failed to maintain its lane as it was traveling on a curve to the right and hit the front driver’s side of the Honda, according to the GSP.

Roberts was the sole rider of the motorcycle.

Fowler and her passenger, Sidney Shortt, 69, of Helen, received non-life threatening injuries, GSP said.

There will be no charges filed, according to GSP.

 

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