Victims Identified In Fatal Columbia County Accident

Columbia County Sheriff’s officials have released the names of the two rural Columbus men killed in a collision between a motorcycle and riding lawnmower Saturday night. Sixty-two-year-old Robert Kelsey was mowing his lawn when he went onto Hall Road to turn around. A motorcycle operated by 20-year-old Robert Dawson came over the hill and collided with him. It’s estimated the motorcycle may have been going more than 100 miles an hour as it crested the hill. Both men died at the scene. The accident happened before 7 p.m.