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Hapeville man dies in motorcycle wreck on Ga. 400
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Dawson County Sheriffs Office and emergency services personnel, as well as personnel from the Georgia State Patrol, work the scene of a fatality on Ga. 400 the afternoon of May 26. - photo by Allie Dean
A Hapeville man was killed in a motorcycle wreck on Ga. 400 in Dawsonville last week while being pursued by a Georgia State Patrol trooper. According to a press release from the Georgia State Patrol, at about 2 p.m. on May 26, a Post 37 Cumming Trooper tried to stop a 2006 Suzuki GSXR motorcycle for speeding near the Dawson and Lumpkin county line. The motorcyclist, Charles Arnold Painter, 46, reportedly fled from the trooper at a high rate of speed, traveling south on Ga. 400.