A 47-year-old Bonaire man died in a dirt bike accident Saturday.
Peter Nico, of 600 Ogeechee Court, lost control of his dirt bike, causing him to drive off an embankment, said Bennett Lashley, deputy traffic investigator for the Houston County Sheriff’s Office.
Nico died of head trauma and was not wearing a helmet at the time, Lashley said.
A friend called the sheriff’s office when he hadn’t heard from Nico.
Nico, who was riding alone near his home, was found in a wooded area near a new residential area off of Thompson Mill Road near Trailing Vine at about 7 p.m. He was pronounced dead at the scene.