Madison man killed in motorcycle crash


(WHNT) — A Madison man was killed and his passenger injured in a motorcycle wreck Saturday morning.

Authorities identified the man killed as 73-year-old Robert Harley Burns.

According to the Alabama Law Enforcement Agency (ALEA), the incident happened at 10:35 a.m. when Burns’ motorcycle left the roadway and struck a ditch. He was pronounced dead at the scene.

Burns’ passenger, Cathy Burns, 64, of Madison, was injured and transported to a local hospital.

The wreck happened on U.S. 72 less than one mile east of Huntsville city limits.

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