Wetumpka man killed in motorcycle crash

Published 12:00 pm Wednesday, October 30, 2013

A Wetumpka man was killed in a two-vehicle wreck Tuesday afternoon in Brundidge, according to the Brundidge Police Department

John Farrell, 55, was driving a motorcycle and turning onto U.S. Highway 231 from 93 when he was struck by a transfer truck, said Police Chief Moses Davenport.

Bobby Reeves, 69, of Highland Home, was hauling a tanker on U.S. Highway 231, southbound, when he collided with Farrell.

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Farrell died at the scene and Reeves was not injured, Davenport said.

The crash is under investigation by BPD with help from the Alabama Department of Public Safety.

Troopers, a deputy fire marshal, Troy Fire, Brundidge Fire, CARE Ambulance and the Pike County coroner all responded to the crash site Monday.