Powell motorcyclist injured in Anderson County collision

Powell motorcyclist injured in Anderson County collision with car

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Paint on the pavement shows where investigators say the wreck happened on West Wolf Valley Road at Clinton Highway in Anderson County. Paint on the pavement shows where investigators say the wreck happened on West Wolf Valley Road at Clinton Highway in Anderson County.

CLAXTON (WATE) - A motorcyclist was injured Wednesday on West Wolf Valley Road at Clinton Highway in Anderson County.

Tennessee Highway Patrol troopers say Carl Gibbons, 60, of Powell, was heading east on his Kawasaki motorcycle. James Byrge, Jr., 55,  was driving his Ford Mustang westbound when he crossed the center line and hit Gibbons.

A Lifestar helicopter landed at Claxton Elementary School to pick up Gibbons and transport him to UT Medical Center for treatment.

Troopers say Gibbons was wearing a helmet.

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