Calhoun man sought in fatal hit and run

March 6, 2022–7:47 p.m.


The Georgia State Patrol is looking for a Calhoun man in reference to a deadly hit-and-run involving a bicyclist in the Plainville area last month.

52-year-old Michael Shane Robbins of Plainville was airlifted to Erlanger with serious injuries on February 5 after his bicycle was struck by what was believed to be a dump truck hauling short logs on Highway 53 at Brownlee Mountain Road.

Robbins died on February 8 from his injuries.

Authorities are now seeking information on the whereabouts of Jeffery Lance Hughes.

If you have any information, call the GSP in Calhoun at (706)-624-1477 or the Gordon County Sheriff’s Office at (706)-879-5450.

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