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Crash alert: Motorcyclist dies when tire comes off truck in Clarksville

by Ponce Law | November 2nd, 2020

CLARKSVILLE, TN – A motorcyclist was killed and his passenger was injured in an accident in Clarksville Saturday afternoon.

WSMV reports the Harley Davidson motorcycle was hit by a loose tire from a Dodge Ram 1500 pickup truck. Police said the truck was on Warfield Boulevard heading towards Rossview Road when one of its tires came off, went into oncoming lanes of traffic and hit the motorcycle.

The operator of the motorcycle, a 32-year-old man, died from injuries sustained in the accident.  His female passenger was hospitalized but no details were released on her condition.

Clarksville Police are investigating the incident.

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