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Speed blamed for motorcycle wreck that kills 2
Man, woman die after early morning wreck on Ga. 365 at White Sulphur Road
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The Georgia State Patrol said speed was the main factor in the death of two motorcyclists in an accident on Ga. 365 this morning.

Around 1 a.m. Saturday, a man and a woman riding on a motorcycle were killed after they crashed on Ga. 365 south of White Sulphur Road.

"The motorcycle went off into the median, and the driver lost control," GSP Sgt. Anthony Coleman said.

The victims have been identified as Derrick Lee Brinkley, 33, from Gainesville and his female passenger, Stephinie Diane Tegeder, 21, also of Gainesville.

A Hall County Deputy noticed the scene around 7 a.m., Coleman said. High grass and low visibility in the early morning contributed to the two victims not being found right away, Coleman said.

"Our investigation has determined so far that speed was the main contributing factor," he said.

Alcohol may also be involved, Coleman said.

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