Georgetown Man Dies in Motorcycle Accident
One Georgetown man is dead following a motorcycle accident last Friday afternoon. According to reports, the two occupants of the motorcycle traveling north on Highway 17 were thrown from the bike north of the Garden City Connector. They struck the rear of an SUV which caused them to be ejected from the motorcycle. The driver of the motorcycle was not wearing a helmet but survived long enough to be transported along with his passenger to the hospital. The driver, Melvin Richard Perry, Jr., died of internal injuries at the hospital Saturday morning.
No charges are being filed against the driver of the SUV and that person did not sustain any injuries in the accident.