Tifton Gazette

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November 12, 2012

Man dies in Monday motorcycle accident

TIFTON — Benjamin Holland, 33, of Ty Ty, was killed mid-afternoon Monday when the motorcycle he was driving collided into the trailer of a large Omega Gin Company truck on William Gibbs Road in front of Unity Baptist Church. No definite information about how the wreck happened was available from the Georgia State Patrol before press time, but it appeared that the truck was attempting to turn into a field road were there were two modules of cotton when the collision occurred. A bystander picked up an envelope in the ditch near the wreck scene that had 2007 Kawasaki written on it. Tift County Coroner Steve Wood was on the scene.

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