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Griffin Man Dead in Motorcycle Crash

By Michael Cuneo – 

A Griffin man is dead after his motorcycle collided with a pickup truck at the intersection of GA Hwy 92 Connector and Helen Sams Parkway, according to Fayetteville authorities.

The accident happened on Oct. 26 and involved Jordan Jacob, 24, of Griffin, Georgia, and a 69-year-old Fayetteville woman.

“On Tuesday, October 26th, Fayetteville Police Department officers responded to a motor vehicle collision in the intersection of GA Hwy 92 Connector and Helen Sams Parkway involving a pickup truck and a motorcycle.” Fayetteville spokesperson Ann Marie Burdett said in a statement.

Authorities have yet to disclose who was at fault in the incident, stating that more investigation will ensue.

Jacob was transported to Piedmont Fayette Hospital, where he later succumbed to his injuries. The 69-year-old woman was also transported to Piedmont with minor injuries.

By Michael Cuneo

Michael Cuneo is a news and sports reporter for the Fayette County News. Michael graduated from Georgia State University with a degree in Journalism in 2020. In his off time, Michael enjoys torturing himself as an Atlanta Falcons fan. Follow Michael on twitter @michaelcune