Motorcyclist killed on Old Fort Bayou Road

JACKSON COUNTY, MS (WLOX) - A late night ride down a Jackson County road cost a motorcyclist his life Wednesday night.

Jackson County Sheriff Mike Byrd told WLOX News that Darnelly Baker, 27, was apparently speeding down Old Fort Bayou Road around 11pm. He lost control of his Yamaha cycle trying to maneuver the sharp curve at Quail Creek Road.

Byrd said Baker, who was from Waycross, Georgia, was killed instantly.

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