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Man charged in fatal motorcycle crash

Sunday, October 8, 2023–2:04 p.m.

-Floyd County Jail records-

Benjamin John Godfrey

Charges have been filed in connection with a fatal motorcycle crash in the Shannon area back on September 14.

According to the arrest warrant:

37-year-old Benjamin John Godfrey of Rome was driving a Chevy Colorado on Shannon Road when he failed to yield to a motorcycle traveling on Highway 53.

The motorcycle struck the pickup truck, claiming the life of Bradley Marc Sharpe of Cave Spring.

Godfrey is charged with misdemeanor counts of 2nd-degree homicide by vehicle and a stop sign violation.