#Update | February 28, 2022 (WJBF) – The Columbia County Sheriff’s Office has made an arrest in a deadly motorcycle crash that happened February 23rd.

19-year-old, Evan Matthew Rote, is now behind bars.

Rote is charged with vehicular homicide in the 2nd degree and failure to yield.


AUGUSTA, Ga. (WJBF) – One person is dead after a fatal accident involving a motorcycle on Jimmie Dyess Parkway.

The accident happened Wednesday around 1:30 P.M. on Jimmie Dyess at I-20.

The Columbia County Sheriff’s Office tells us one person has died as a result of the accident.

Columbia County Sheriff’s Office confirms that all lanes are back open at Jimmie Dyess Parkway and I-20.

The driver of a Subaru SUV was in the left turn lane on S. Belair Road at the light to turn onto I-20 Eastbound.

The driver of the Harley Davidson motorcycle was traveling North on S. Belair Rd. approaching the intersection.

The drive of the Subaru failed to yield causing the motorcycle to strike the Subaru.

The driver of the Sabaru has been found to be at fault.

The victim was 36-year-old Brandon Joel Moseley of Harlem.

Count on NewsChannel 6 for more details as they become available.