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Police identify motorcyclist killed in Buford crash
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BUFORD, Ga. -- Police have identified the victim killed in a Saturday morning motorcycle accident in Gwinnett County.

Police said Thomas Gerald Aldridge, 68, of Dacula, Ga. was killed around 11 a.m. on Buford Dam Road when he clipped a car in front of him while trying to pass and then hit the side of a truck that was one car ahead and attempting to turn left.

Aldridge was declared dead at the scene.

No other injuries were reported in the crash and said that, based on investigation of the scene, Aldridge was at fault.

No drugs or alcohol are suspected as factors in the accident; however, excessive speed may have played a role police said.

The Gwinnett County Police Department's Accident Investigation Unit responded to the scene and is handling any future investigations of the accident.


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