Bibb County Sheriff Office Fatality Traffic Investigators are asking for the public’s assistance in helping identify the driver, or owner of a black Chrysler 300 that was involved in a fatal collision on September 26, 2021.

The incident occurred on Log Cabin Drive at its intersection with Lafayette Drive. It was originally reported that David Eugene Kitchens Jr. of Macon, died from injuries during the collision. A photograph of the black Chrysler 300 is attached to this media release. The Chrysler 300 has an aftermarket chrome package, and the vehicle should have damage to the front end.

The original media release is attached below.

If anyone has seen this vehicle, can identify the owner or driver, please contact the Bibb County Sheriff’s Office at (478) 751-7500, or the Macon Regional Crimestoppers at 1-877-68CRIME.

September 26, 2021.

Original Media Release

Fatal Traffic Collision on Log Cabin Drive at Lafayette Drive

The Bibb County Sheriff’s Office is investigating a traffic collision that occurred just after 3:00 p.m. on Log Cabin Drive and Lafayette Drive.

It was reported that a Yamaha R1 motorcycle, driven by 45-year-old David Eugene Kitchens Jr. of Macon, was traveling south on Log Cabin Drive when it went in the center turn lane. That is when a black in color possibly a Chrysler 300 turned off of Lafayette Drive to go north onto Log Cabin Drive and struck the Yamaha.

The driver of the Yamaha was transported to the Atrium Health Navicent where he was pronounced deceased by staff. The driver of the possible Chrysler fled the scene before deputies arrived. The next of kin has been notified at this time.

The possible Chrysler has extensive front end damage. The traffic collision is still under investigation. Anyone with information about this incident is urged to contact the Bibb Sheriff’s Office at 478-751-7500.