Chickamauga bicyclist struck and killed late Tuesday night on Highway 341 in Walker County
According to the Georgia State Patrol: "On Tuesday, August 4th, 2020, at approximately 10:08 p.m., Walker County called for Georgia State Patrol to assist with a fatality crash on SR #341 just north of Wheeler Road. The crash involved a white GMC Sierra 1500 and a black Mongoose mountain bicycle. Sgt. Buckner responded to the scene, and the driver of the GMC, Logan Robert Simerley, 17 of Chickamauga, advised he was traveling north on SR #341 when he suddenly struck an object in the middle of the roadway. The object was the Mongoose bicycle being operated by John William Sneed, 58 of Chickamauga. Mr. Sneed was traveling south less than one foot from the double yellow center line and in the northbound lane of travel. The GMC struck the Mongoose with the left front of the GMC. Mr. Sneed was pronounced deceased at the scene. Sgt. Buckner contacted the SCRT-A-Team, and they responded to the scene."