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Macon fire investigator in critical condition after motorcycle goes off road

Bibb Deputies say it happened on U.S. 80, near Tidwell Road.

BIBB COUNTY, Ga. — A motorcycle crash Friday night left Macon Fire and Arson Investigator Ben Gleaton seriously hurt after the motorcycle he was riding went off road.

In a media release, Bibb County Sheriff's Office says it happened on U.S. 80 near Tidwell Road around 9:30 p.m. Friday. 

They say a three-wheeled Harley Davidson went off the road, traveled down the shoulder and rolled over.

48-year-old Ben Gleaton and his 47-year-old wife Sherry Gleaton were riding the bike together when it happened. 

Both were transported to Atrium Health Navicent. 

Ben is listed in critical condition, while Sherry is listed as stable. 

This accident is under investigation. Anyone with information can contact the Bibb County Sheriff’s Office at 478-751-7500.

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