Motorcyclist killed in wreck on Patton Road in Huntsville

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HUNTSVILLE, Ala. – A man died after colliding with a vehicle off of Patton Road in Huntsville Saturday evening, police said.

Police identified the man as Phillip Fletcher.

Authorities said Fletcher was turning left onto Broyles Avenue when he struck the front of a vehicle. He was pronounced dead at the scene.

Evidence at the scene suggests speed was a factor in the wreck, according to police. The driver of the vehicle was not seriously injured.

Police temporarily shut down Patton Road between Broyles Avenue and Foster Avenue while they responded to the scene. The road has since been reopened.

The wreck remains under investigation.

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