UPDATE: One dead after motorcycle, truck crash on Veterans Parkway in Columbus

UPDATE: One dead after motorcycle, truck crash on Veterans Parkway in Columbus

COLUMBUS, Ga. (WTVM) - One person has died after a motorcycle accident on Veterans Parkway.

Muscogee County Chief Deputy Coroner Freeman Worley confirmed 56-year-old Mark Zitkovich, the rider of the motorcycle, has died.

Authorities say the crash involved a motorcycle and a Ford F150 Truck and occurred near the intersection of Veterans Parkway and Talbotton Road this morning.

The motorcycle rider was taken to the hospital for treatment of his injuries where he later died.

Police also have a section of the 1800 block of Veterans parkway blocked off as they investigate the cause of the accident.

Zitkovich’s body will be taken for an autopsy.

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