Motorcycle accident on East West Connector 7/21/10

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DRS

Dallas, TX

#1 Jul 21, 2010
I was stuck in the traffic this morning on EW Connector and when made the pass at the scene I note it was a very bad motorcycle vs. truck accident. Anyone know if the parties are ok?? Find myself worried about those individuals and can't locate anything on the internet. Thanks, DRS
ntucker

Fayetteville, GA

#2 Jul 21, 2010
We have just been notified.

There was one fatality, The man on the motorcycle is a close friend of ours. Our hearts go out to his wife & 2 girls...
dallas ga

Smyrna, GA

#3 Jul 21, 2010
So sorry for your loss as I was at the scene this morning and can't stop thinking about it. My prayers go out to his family and friends
ntucker

Fayetteville, GA

#4 Jul 21, 2010
dallas ga wrote:
So sorry for your loss as I was at the scene this morning and can't stop thinking about it. My prayers go out to his family and friends
Thank you for your kind words, His wife bought his motorcycle from us, he loved riding that bike everywhere he went.

Can you shed any light on the accident, we were only told that the vehicle turned out in front of him....

Thank You.
Bandit

Stone Mountain, GA

#5 Jul 21, 2010
My heart goes out to his wife - I have known her for about 25 - 26 years. She called me this morning and informed me of the accident. She is going to need all the prayers there are for healing - if that is at all possible.
Acworth - GA

Powder Springs, GA

#6 Jul 21, 2010
God please watch over these families whos lives were changed forever. I prayed hard for your presence to be known in this situation. I too came upon this accident and was at the scene before the medics arrived- I am so Sorry, my heart has been heavy and filled with sadness today.
dallas ga

Smyrna, GA

#7 Jul 21, 2010
The truck was heading west on the E/W connector and turned left onto Highlands Ridge in front of the motorcyle coming from the opposite direction. I did not talk to the driver of the truck but know he was very upset. There are security cameras at the intersection so I'm sure they will help with the investigation. Please give my sympathy to the family.

Since: Jul 10

Location hidden

#8 Jul 21, 2010
Thank you to all for your thoughts & Prayers. My husband and her have been friends since H.S. and we have watch her girls grow up. They are really gonna need all the support they can get..
glenwooddreadhea d

United States

#9 Jul 21, 2010
My prayers go out to him and his family god bless and my god walk wit them thru these difficult times
Jennifer

Dallas, GA

#10 Jul 21, 2010
The man was David England. He is/was my Uncle. He has two sisters, Jeannie and Sandra, a son David Jr. and many other family members that are grieving. Please keep us all in prayer along with his wife and step daughters.
mike

Atlanta, GA

#11 Jul 21, 2010
I ride my motorcycle through this intersection every day, this news deeply moves me, and my attitude towards riding my bike defensively, my thoughts will be with the riders loved ones and will mark my passage through there for some time.
Flastephen

United States

#12 Jul 22, 2010
A dear family friend was killed 7-21-10 in georgia in a motorcycle accident somewhere close to the ga/fla border.. Info for us down here is next to none.. I was hoping someone on this forum might have some info from either the news or papers.. Please reply back if u think u might know anything.. Our friend who passed was named Diane Martin & her husbands name is Tony.. He was driving & was not seriously injured.. She left behind 2 small grandbabies & a daughter.. Thank u for any closure u can provide
Nicole

Atlanta, GA

#13 Jul 22, 2010
So sorry for your loss i came upon the accident before the emergency team was there he will be forever in my thoughts, may god grant your family the strength and love to get you through these tough times.
Taterbug1432

United States

#14 Jul 22, 2010
This is my cousin's husband. I just spoke to my Aunt becuse I just heared about it.
They are going this morning to make arangements. It really hurts so much that a few weeks ago we had a Family reunion and it was the first one I every went to. I was looking forward to seeing Pam & David, but they got stuck at a service station because it was pouring down rain so hard. They were riding on the motorcycle. They show up later, but a lot of us were gone. Life is to short, forgive and forget. Tell that person how you feel because no one is promised tomorrow. RIP. David.You are a wonderful Husband & Dad...Please keep the family in your prayers.
McCrackin

Carrollton, GA

#15 Jul 22, 2010
David was one of the most caring men you'd ever meet. He was a dear friend of ours and our love for him was unconditional. I pray for comfort and peace to be with his wife and two children left behind and for all of his friends and family. We will truly miss him. - God Bless.

Since: Jul 10

Location hidden

#16 Jul 22, 2010
Just spoke with Pam, she is as well as came be expected.

Funeral services will be held on Sunday, July 25, 2010, at 2 p.m., from Clark Funeral Home Chapel, with Reverend Jim “Frog” Tucker officiating. The Patriot and Legion Riders will serve as pallbearers. Interment will be held in Paulding Memorial Gardens. The family will receive friends at the funeral home on Saturday, July 24, 2010, from 4 p.m. until 8 p.m. Clark Funeral Home, Hiram, GA, is in charge of arrangements.

Biker Attire Requested by Family.
mamaton

Marietta, GA

#17 Jul 22, 2010
DRS wrote:
I was stuck in the traffic this morning on EW Connector and when made the pass at the scene I note it was a very bad motorcycle vs. truck accident. Anyone know if the parties are ok?? Find myself worried about those individuals and can't locate anything on the internet. Thanks, DRS
The man died it is very sad it was my cousins ex wifes husband my cousin and his ex have children together and they are taking it bad
joan

Lake Mary, FL

#18 Jul 23, 2010
DRS wrote:
I was stuck in the traffic this morning on EW Connector and when made the pass at the scene I note it was a very bad motorcycle vs. truck accident. Anyone know if the parties are ok?? Find myself worried about those individuals and can't locate anything on the internet. Thanks, DRS
Motorcyclist didn't survive.

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