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Dawson County motorcyclist dead after wreck with vehicle on Buford Dam Road
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The Forsyth County Sheriff’s Office is investigating a third motorcycle fatality in the county in less than two weeks.

Joshua Waldrip, 33, of Dawsonville, was pronounced dead at the scene of a wreck involving his motorcycle and vehicle on Buford Dam Road on Thursday, April 28, FCSO officials said in a news release.

Per the release, deputies responded to the crash at about 10 p.m. on Thursday in the area of Buford Dam Road and Homeside Drive.

“The 2007 Kawasaki ZX600 was traveling east on Buford Dam Road and the 2016 Mercedes Benz GLE was traveling westbound,” the release said. “As the motorcycle traveled in the direction of the Mercedes, it entered the westbound lane quickly and impacted the front of the Mercedes.”

The wreck remains under investigation.