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Man killed in motorcycle wreck identified
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The man killed in a motorcycle wreck on Ga. 400 on Friday has been identified as Charles Arnold Painter, 46, of Hapeville. 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. Painter, the motorcyclist, reportedly fled from the trooper at a high rate of speed, traveling south on Ga. 400 According to the report, as Painter fled, he was weaving in and out of traffic.