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Motorcyclist killed in Douglas County DUI truck wreck

Posted on May 09, 2010

A motorcyclist was killed after he collided with a trailer that had separated from the pick-up truck that was pulling it.
The traffic accident occurred around 1 p.m. on Friday, May 7 at the intersection of Lee Road and Park Avenue in Douglas County, Georgia.
A pick-up truck pulling a trailer carrying a load of aluminum cans was going around a curve when the trailer separated from the truck and collided with a motorcyclist. The motorcyclist, identified as 63-year-old Ronald Salvatore Starnieri of Douglasville was thrown from his motorcycle. Starnieri died at the scene.
The driver of the pick-up truck, 53-year-old Don Harold Yarbrough of Douglasville, has been charged with vehicular homicide, DUI, failure to maintain lane, and failure to secure a load.
The Law Offices of Shane Smith offer our sincere condolences to the family of Ronald Salvatore Starnieri.  
Our Atlanta car crash attorneys represent victims of DUI traffic accidents throughout the Atlanta metropolitan area.  If you have been injured in an Atlanta car crash or motorcycle wreck and need help getting insurance compensation, call our office at 770-HURT-999.

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