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Local briefs: Motorcycle accident, drug related shooting
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Police: Drug dealer fires shots, injures woman in car
    A woman suffered minor injury Friday after a disgruntled drug dealer fired shots, police said.
    The 52-year-old woman and her 44-year-old boyfriend were driving along College Lane around 3:45 p.m. Friday, looking for his son, when a man unknown to  them walked up and offered to sell them cocaine, said Statesboro Police Det. Kelphie Lundy.
    When the male victim refused, telling the offender he wasn’t there to buy drugs and to get away from his car, the offender fired two shots, reports stated.
    One bullet, which was recovered, entered the car’s door, went through the seat, grazed the female passenger and then lodged in the seat again, he said.
    The woman was treated at the hospital and released. The incident is currently under investigation.
Trooper: Woman injured after motorcycle crash
    A Millen woman suffered serious injury Sunday when she rear-ended a truck with her motorcycle, said Georgia State Patrol Senior Trooper R. Helton.
    Helen Boone, 60, North Masonic Drive, Millen, was driving a 2004 Kawasaki around 4:18 Sunday when she failed to notice a 1997 Chevrolet pickup truck that was stopped to make a left turn from U.S. 80 East onto Burkhalter Road, he said.
    She struck the truck in the tail gate. The driver of the truck, Christopher Ormsby, 22, Lennox Road, Brooklet, was not injured, he said.
    Boone was transported to East Georgia Regional  Medical Center for treatment.