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    COPIAH COUNTY, Miss. --



    A motorcyclist was killed Wednesday when he lost control of his bike and crashed, a witness told state troopers.The crash happened at about 6 a.m. on Interstate 55 South near the Gallman exit in Copiah County, according to the Mississippi Highway Patrol. Brandon Yancy, 22, of Crystal Springs, was killed, MHP said.The outside lane of the interstate had been resurfaced and was higher than the inside lane that had been grated. An 18-wheeler driver, who was behind Yancy, told MHP that the motorcycle veered over slightly into the outside lane and hit the uneven pavement, which caused Yancy to lose control of the bike. Yancy slid off the road and crashed, MHP said.The driver of the 18-wheeler pulled over, tried to help Yancy and called 911, MHP. Officials initially said that the motorcycle had collided with an 18-wheeler. It was later determined that it was a one-vehicle crash

    Saw this on the news this morning. Very sad, my prayers are with his family.
    HERD MEMBER #00027
    Riding for LT. Tim Campbell (LEO)
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  • #2
    Just like that... BAM!

    Careful everyone!
    Official Herd Dumbass
    (Ask anybody)

    MONK
    Crocified '07 XL1200C
    Herd #34

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    • #3
      Too darn young to die. Sounds like the young man was probably headed to work?
      - Eric [HERD Member #123]
      US ARMY MP 1996 - 2003
      2011 FLHX103 Street Glide (His)
      2008 FXDB Street Bob (Hers)

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      • #4
        We lost someone today in Glen Burnie Md. Don't know all the detail yet but it was on a long exit and they hit the guard rail...split the bike in two.
        I'll update if I find more info.
        Ride safe everybody!
        John
        Herd member #20
        2005 Ultra Classic
        Does my Heaven burn like Hell on you?
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        • #5
          Rubberdown everyone!
          Proud Herd Member #00094
          2010 FXDC
          Keep it real.
          Rubberdown

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          • #6
            tragic.....everyone please be careful and be aware of the conditions in which you are riding
            Ride in Peace Wndchsr


            www.my.doterra.com/jbush

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            • #7
              I am sorry to hear about that, he was too young! Remember to be aware of edge traps and try to cross them at 90deg or as close as possible...rubber down is right!!!
              Robert
              Ear Tag #110
              2012 Vivid Black Heritage
              USAF Retired, Desert Storm Vet
              When you are faced with a dispute, Give them the HERD Salute :)

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              • #8
                When they resurface the roads around here, it's the same deal. It's almost like trying to ride up a step sideways. I always try to never to change lanes when I run into this road condition. Geez, just a kid too.
                Justin, HERD member 00016
                97 Fatboy

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                • #9
                  That's very sad. I hate when they do that with the highway. I know they have no choice, but I've dealt with those things alot,
                  and I've almost lost the battle myself a couple of times. I've had some near accidents going from the old surface to the new 5"
                  higher surface going in a straight line.....especially when they havn't bothered to taper that new addition. It is the season for
                  road construction too, and I live in the city of Orange barrels!!!!
                  Regards Sonny
                  2007 FLHX Street Glide HERD #35
                  Route 66 "The Mother Road" Thank You Cyrus Avery!

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                  • #10
                    What a damn shame, RIP young man.
                    Appalachian Redneck

                    "Life is not a journey to the grave with the intention of arriving safely, in a pretty and well preserved body, but rather to skid in broadside, thoroughly used and worn out, loudly proclaiming, "WOW!!! WHAT A RIDE!!!"

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                    • #11
                      RIP brother, you were to young my friend.....g
                      U.S. Army "Retired"
                      (Disabled Veteran)

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                      • #12
                        Sad news forsure. RIP kiddo. bad road conditions is something we have to deal with daily. Always hate hittin that transition crap. Makes me wonder if they ever considered bike travel at all. Even though I've never had incident, I have had to un-pucker my ass a time or two.
                        HERD Member #00086
                        09 FXDF "PABS"

                        R.I.P. Rick Massey "Double secret agent 00019......"
                        Rubberdown, Ride forever more in peace brother

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                        • #13
                          RIP young man...
                          Mike Tickle
                          Herd # One hundred
                          2012 Ultra Limited
                          USAF Retired (SMSgt)

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                          • #14
                            Very sad news indeed, we should all keep this mind. This kid was just that, a kid and much too young. May he RIP.

                            I totaled a Heritage in Dallas about eight years ago due to the very same situation, going into the other lane with the two lanes being of different levels of asphalt height.
                            Herd Member #87
                            US Navy Veteran

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                            • #15
                              RIP young man
                              Jeff
                              09 FLHRCI
                              Herd Member #00045

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