Wreck kills 1 in Brooks

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VALDOSTA — A two-vehicle collision in Brooks County Wednesday morning left a motorcycle rider dead, according to authorities.

The accident occurred on Ga. 133 north of Cates Road, said Sgt. Joe Wheeler of the Brooks County Sheriff's Office.

A truck with three occupants struck a motorcycle; the motorcycle rider was declared dead at the scene, Wheeler said.

The name of the fatality was not immediately available, but the sergeant said it was not a Brooks County resident.

The three people in the truck were unharmed, he said.

Georgia State Patrol is investigating the accident.

Terry Richards is senior reporter at The Valdosta Daily Times.

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