Motorcyclist killed in accident identified

A man who was killed Sunday evening in a motorcycle wreck has been identified as 24-year-old Russell Casey Boyles.

According to Richmond County Deputy Coroner Johnny McDonald, Boyles, of Martinez, was traveling eastbound on Skinner Mill Road around 8:30 p.m. when his 2007 Suzuki motorcycle crossing the double yellow line and struck a 2011 Toyota Camry.

The motorcycle then struck a sound barrier wall on the right shoulder of the road.

Boyles was ejected from the motorcycle and died of blunt force trauma.

The driver of the Camry was not injured.

McDonald said the motorcyclist’s blood is being tested to determine whether alcohol was a factor in the crash.

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