Warner Robins man dies from motorcycle/car crash in Macon

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MACON, Georgia (WMGT/41NBC) – A Warner Robins man has passed away after he was injured in a crash in Macon Friday.

According to the Bibb County Sheriff’s Office, 47 year old Wilbur Gildersleeve passed away Monday. Deputies say Gildersleeve was riding on his motorcycle on Jones Road in Macon just before 9:15 Friday night, when he collided with a car.

Deputies say the driver of the car, 28 year old Christopher Hill of Macon, was unharmed. The crash is under investigation.

Anyone with information is urged to contact the Bibb County Sheriff’s Office at (478)751-7500 or Macon Regional Crime Stoppers at 1-877-68CRIME.

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Amanda is a producer and anchor for 41NBC News at Daybreak and 41Today. She comes to Macon from Watertown, NY where she was a reporter, fill in producer and anchor for three years at WWNY. She covered everything from hundred year old birthdays to the shooting death of a New York State Trooper. She also earned a Syracuse Press Club Award for her feature story "A Cheer for Keslie," about a young woman with down syndrome who joins her high school cheer team and is accepted and loved by her squad. Amanda is originally from Brookfield, Connecticut, a small town in the western part of the state. She attended Western Connecticut State University and graduated in May 2014 with a B.A in Media Arts Production. From there she went on to get her master's degree in Broadcast and Digital Journalism at the S.I. Newhouse School for Public Communications at Syracuse University. When she's not working, she enjoys watching movies, traveling and spending quality time with her fiancé, family and friends.