SAVANNAH, GA (August 28, 2011): A Pooler man was rushed into surgery this morning after his motorcycle went out of control, hit a metal utility pole and traveled 80 feet into a pine thicket at Jimmy DeLoach and Crossroads parkways.


Cody Benjamin Penifield, 21, of Moore Avenue in Pooler was transported to Memorial University Medical Center for treatment of his injuries.


He was riding his Suzuki GSXR 750 east on Jimmy DeLoach at a high rate of speed when he lost control, skidded some 200 feet and hit the pole.


Savannah-Chatham Metropolitan Police are investigating the 8:15 a.m. accident.


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