GSP UPDATE: S. Hall man killed in Jackson Co. wreck

The motorcycle rider who was killed in Jackson County Tuesday night has been identified by the Georgia State Patrol (GSP) as Richard Benjamin Springston, 39, Oakwood.


“On October 3, 2023, at approximately 7:22 a.m., Troopers responded to a crash on SR-60 at Guy Cooper Rd in Jackson County.

The investigation revealed that a 2020 F-150 was traveling north on SR-60 while turning left onto Guy Cooper Rd. A 2001 Triumph motorcycle was traveling south on SR-60.

The F-150 failed to yield causing a crash. The driver of the motorcycle succumbed to his injuries on scene. Troop B SCRT. Next of kin has not been currently (2:00 p.m. Wednesday) notified.”