YOUNG HARRIS, Ga.- A motorcycle accident claimed the life of David Guy Bearden, 54, Friday, Oct. 4, shortly before 10 a.m. Bearden was traveling on State Highway 17 North near the Georgia-North Carolina state line when a vehicle exiting Woods Grove Road collided with the motorcyclist.
Bearden died upon impact.
According to officials, a senior female driving a Honda Civic was attempting to turn onto State Highway 17 North when the fatal collision occurred. The driver, Carol Mann, 77,, was charged with failure to yield while making a left turn and second degree involuntary manslaughter..
Georgia State Patrol investigated the deadly accident.