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Fatal Traffic Crash Reported on Highway 58


A fatal traffic crash occurred this afternoon at approximately 5:34 p.m. on Highway 58 in Hamilton County.

Hamilton County Sheriff Office responded to the 9600 block of Highway 58 and Sutton Road intersection where it was found the crash involved a Kawasaki motorcycle and a Dodge pickup truck. Evidence at the scene shows the Kawasaki motorcycle operated by John M. Cox age 29 (Georgetown) was traveling southbound on Highway 58 at an excessive speed. The motorcycle struck the front end of the Dodge pickup that was turning left onto Highway 58 from Sutton Road.

The operator of the Kawasaki died at the scene and no injuries were reported in the Dodge pickup truck.

The investigation is on-going and being handled by Traffic Investigator, Todd Cook

Janice Atkinson
Public Information Officer
Hamilton County Sheriff's Office

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