Dalton Police: Motorcyclist killed in accident on Walnut Avenue Wednesday

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Dalton Police says a motorcycle rider was killed during Wednesday's crash in Dalton.

Police say a GMC pickup truck driven by an elderly man was traveling north on VD Parrot and tried turning west onto Walnut Avenue.

A Kia passenger car was traveling eastbound on Walnut.

The two vehicles collided and sent the Kia into a motorcycle traveling west on Walnut Avenue.

The name of the man killed is not being released at this time.


The Georgia Department of Transportation (GDOT) says lanes were closed on State Route 52 (East Walnut Avenue in Dalton due to a deadly accident. Dalton Police confirm that as of 2 p.m., the road is back open.

The accident happened Wednesday morning where East Walnut Avenue intersects with V.D. Parrott Jr. Parkway.

Dalton Police tell NewsChannel 9 a release about this accident is coming soon. We will update this story once we get that release.

Depend on us to keep you posted on this developing story.

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