Motorcyclist killed in 2-vehicle wreck on Hwy 53


MADISON COUNTY, Ala. – HEMSI officials confirm a motorcyclist was killed in a two-vehicle wreck on Hwy 53 near Burwell Road Friday night.

State troopers identified the motorcyclist as William Lawrence Burks, 49, of Harvest.

Authorities said Burks was driving on Alabama 53 around 8:45 p.m. when the motorcycle he was driving struck a vehicle. Burks was pronounced dead at the scene.

Emergency crews took the driver and passenger of the vehicle to Huntsville Hospital with non-life threatening injuries.

The crash remains under investigation.

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