Motorcyclist killed, passenger seriously injured in crash on Shorter Avenue in Rome

According to a Rome Police Department report: On Saturday. evening, the driver of a 2017 Chevy Traverse was attempting to turn left from Shorter Avenue onto Alma Road and struck a 2002 Harley Davidson. Jeremy D. Edwards, 21, of Rome was ejected from the motorcycle and suffered fatal injuries. A passenger on the motorcycle, Molly Willis, 20, of Acworth, was transported to Atrium Health Floyd Medical Center for treatment of severe head trauma. The driver of the Traverse was also taken to the hospital with complaints of chest pain. A witness said the Traverse caused the wreck by turning left in front of the motorcycle. The driver of the Traverse said that she thought the motorcycle had turned and it was safe to turn left.

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