Georgia biker killed, driver charged with homicide
FORSYTH, Georgia (BIKER DAD) — A Georgia biker is dead and a driver charged with homicide after a deadly and very preventable crash on a Monroe County highway.
Police say 76-year-old Terry Warren of Braselton was driving under the influence when he it a culvert, swerved back into the road and slammed into the motorcycle.
The biker, 58-year-old Harold Turner, died on the scene.
“That’s awful,” said Michael Moebes with CallMoe.com a Georgia motorcycle injury attorney, “I feel horrible for the biker’s family.” I wanted to find out what kind of recourse a biker’s family has in this case. Moebes rides himself and is a member of the National Academy of Motorcycle Injury Lawyers. ” Given his intoxication, the family can get punitive damages against the negligent driver’s insurance.”
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According to local reports Warren’s F-150 hit the motorcycle head-on. Turner had no chance. Warren is charged with failure to maintain lane, driving under the influence and vehicular homicide in the first degree.