Man dead after motorcycle crash in Maynardville

Man dead after motorcycle crash in Maynardville


MAYNARDVILLE (WATE) -- A man is dead after his motorcycle collides with a pickup truck head on.

The crash happened Friday night around 10:30pm on Highway 33 in Maynardville.

The Tennessee Highway Patrol says Christopher Collins, 28. turning onto the highway from Dorothy Lane and pulled into the opposite lane, hitting a Toyota pickup truck head on.

Collins was thrown from the motorcycle.  He died at the scene.

Officers say he was not wearing a helmet and alcohol may have been a factor.

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