1 dead, 1 injured in motorcycle crash

1 dead, 1 injured in motorcycle crash


CENTERVIEW (WATE) - One man is dead and another injured following a vehicle accident on Saturday afternoon.

According to THP, George Lachance, 47, of Strawberry Plains was traveling northbound on State Hwy 160 when he lost control of his motorcycle and crossed the center line.

Lachance's motorcycle struck the truck of Cary White, 50, of Bybee, Tenn. The pick-up truck was towing a trailer at the time of the accident, which flipped upon impact.

Lachance's motorcycle ended up off the road and down an embankment, where it caught fire. THP says that blood work showed Lachance had been drinking at the time of the accident.

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