Motorcyclist killed on Gordon Highway

One man is dead after his motorcycle crashed near Gordon Highway and Peach Orchard Road late Friday.

Pierre D. Thompkins, 26, was driving his 2006 Suzuki GSX east on Gordon Highway about 11 p.m. when he lost control, according to Richmond County sheriff’s Capt. Scott Gay. The motorcycle struck the curb, and Thompkins was thrown into a power pole.

He was taken to Georgia Health Sciences University, where he was pronounced dead on arrival.

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