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Motorcyclist dies from injuries in crash near Macon Mall

Share the Road: Watch for motorcycles

Crashes involving motorcycles are often the fault of a motorist failing to yield the right of way or caused by a motorist who is distracted.
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Crashes involving motorcycles are often the fault of a motorist failing to yield the right of way or caused by a motorist who is distracted.

A Macon man died from injuries suffered in a motorcycle accident Saturday.

Stacey Harris, 46, was pronounced dead shortly after midnight at the Medical Center, Navicent Health, according to a Bibb County Sheriff’s Office release.

He was riding a motorcycle on Mercer University Drive and collided with a vehicle at the Macon Mall entrance at 7:38 p.m., the release stated.

Leon Ward Jr., 68, was traveling west on Mercer University Drive in a Lexus RX 350 when he turned left into the mall entrance, the release stated. Harris was traveling east on Mercer in a Kawasaki ZX6R and collided with Ward’s vehicle.

The accident remains under investigation and no charges have been filed at this time.





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