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Loachapoka Motorcycle Accident Kills One

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One person was killed and another injured in a motorcycle accident in Loachapoka. A car and motorcycle collided at Lee Road 4 and Lee Road 188. The motorcycle driver was killed after being thrown from his bike.

The victim

who appeared to be wearing a helmet, was thrown approximately 275 feet from his motorcycle from the the point of impact, the coroner said. He was traveling north on Lee Road 188 when he struck Bishop’s southbound vehicle.

The victim died at the scene. The driver of the car was injured and taken to East Alabama Medical Center to be treated for injuries. Alabama State Troopers are investigating the accident and believe that speed may have been a factor. The victim was from Auburn.