Driver charged in fatal motorcycle wreck

SAVANNAH, GA (WTOC) – A driver has been charged in a fatal crash involving a motorcycle has occurred at Telfair Road and Gwinnett Street.

Police were dispatched to Telfair Road and Gwinnett Street at about 3:34 p.m. They found Cody Burman, 27, the driver of a Suzuki motorcycle, suffering from life-threatening injuries.

The driver of the vehicle, Anthony Smith, 57, was also at the scene and questioned by investigators.

Police said the motorcycle was traveling north on Telfair Road,  and that Smith was traveling south and tried to make a left turn, when it turned into the path of the motorcycle.

Burnman was pronounced dead at the scene. Smith was arrested and charged with DUI-less safe, driving while suspended, failure to yield while turning left and first-degree homicide by vehicle.

The investigation continues into the crash.

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