A motor cycle accident close to Newnan  Sunday night took the life of Roy Bishop of Newnan.  Traffic Investigators said that the heavy at the time of the accident may have been a contributing factor. 

The accident occurred about 11:30 p.m., when Bishop was traveling north on Posey Road and was approaching an intersection of Baker Road Bishop was believed to have lost control and drove off the roadway.  GSP Trooper Lindsey Barber is the investigating officer. Barber indicated that the motorcycle traveled of the west shoulder of the roadway  into a wooded area where he struck a tree head on and was killed on impact. 

Barber said that the heavy rain may have led to a visibility issue which caused Mr. Bishop to miss the intersection of Baker Road, he would have been turning to the left on Baker to his home.

Barber also indicated that it is not believed that Drugs or alcohol was a factor in the accident.