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Man Identified in Fatal Beaver Ruin Road Accident

Charges also are pending for one of the drivers of the five-vehicle accident, which killed a 38-year-old man from McDonough, Ga.

Police have identified the man who died Sept. 24 in a five-vehicle accident on Beaver Ruin Road at Interstate 85 and charges are pending for one of the drivers, according to an official press release.

The deceased male is 38-year-old Brandon Roy of McDonough, Ga., who was driving a 2007 Harley Davidson motorcycle, according to Gwinnett County Police Department.

Also, police say charges are pending for Kenneth Griffin, 42, of Dacula, Ga., who was the driver of a red 2006 BMW 325Ci. During the incident, Griffin was transported to Gwinnett Medical Center with non-life threatening injuries.

The preliminary investigation revealed that Griffin was traveling westbound in the left turn lane on Beaver Ruin Road at Interstate 85. Four other drivers, one of them Roy was stopped at the traffic light in the left turn lane. 

However, police said Griffin " failed to stop and crashed into the stationary vehicles causing a chain reaction accident."

Others involved in the accident, which stalled traffic for hours, were:

Paul Lowe, 25, of Lawrenceville, Ga., who was transported to a local hospital for non-life threatening injuries;

Usha Talwa, 52, of Tucker, Ga., who was transported to a local hospital for non-life threatening injuries; and

Steve LeBlanc, 61, of Roswell, Ga., who was not hurt. 

Police continue to investigate.

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