Morristown man killed in motorcycle crash on I-81

Morristown man killed in motorcycle crash on I-81

October 25, 2007

MORRISTOWN (AP) -- State troopers say a Morristown motorcycle rider was killed when his bike struck the side of a tractor-trailer on Interstate 81.

The Highway Patrol identifies the victim as Mark Standifer, 42, and says he was going southbound on I-81 near the I-40 interchange Wednesday afternoon when he tried to merge with traffic from the shoulder and struck the trailer.

Standifer was thrown from the motorcycle.

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