Martinez man dies in motorcycle wreck

A 45-year-old man died after he wrecked his motorcycle early Monday on Wheeler Road, Richmond County Coroner Mark Bowen said.

Jeffery Counts of Martinez was riding his 2000 Harley Davidson motorcycle west on Wheeler Road near West Wheeler Parkway around 1:52 a.m. when he lost control and struck the center median, Bowen said. He was transported to Doctors Hospital, where he was pronounced at 2:10 a.m.

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