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Tyrone man killed in motorcycle accident

Correction: The original version of this story said the accident occurred on a Friday rather than a Tuesday.

A Tyrone man has died after an accident Tuesday afternoon in which the man, riding a motorcycle, collided with a car driven by a Peachtree City woman.

According to Peachtree City Police, Robert McElwaine, 28, of Tyrone was traveling northbound on Highway 74 and Donna Johnson, 75, of Peachtree City was traveling southbound.

Johnson attempted a left turn onto Lexington pass when the collision occurred.

McElwaine was transported by helicopter to Atlanta Medical Center. Police did not report any injuries to Johnson.

The accident occurred around 2:15 p.m. Traffic was delayed by the accident until around 4 p.m.

McElwaine was originally reported in critical condition but died later Tuesday evening of his injuries.

A collision investigation is underway by the collision reconstruction experts of the department’s Community Response Team.