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Motorcyclist Killed in Forsyth County Crash


The Gist: A tragic collision at a Forsyth County intersection claimed the life of a young motorcyclist when sheriff’s officials say the driver of an SUV failed to observe a stop sign.

The Details: The crash occurred on February 15 around 2:40 pm at the crossroads of Bethelview Road and Olde Town Lane.

Peyton Kirby, a 23-year-old from Cumming, was riding his motorcycle southbound when a northbound 2022 Hyundai Genesis SUV crossed into his path without stopping at the intersection’s stop sign, resulting in a fatal crash. Kirby was pronounced dead at the scene.

What You Can Do: Drivers are urged to double-check intersections and obey all traffic signs to enhance safety for everyone on the road.

What’s Next?: The investigation into the crash continues, with authorities examining witness statements and other evidence to determine the exact cause and any potential charges.

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