From The Trussville Tribune staff reports
BLOUNT COUNTY –According to the Alabama State Troopers, a single vehicle crash killed one man when his motorcycle struck a guardrail.
“A single-vehicle crash at 2:45 p.m. on Thursday has claimed the life of a Falkville man,” Senior Trooper Chuck Daniel said. “James Vincent Reed, 71, was killed when the 1999 Honda motorcycle he was operating left the roadway on Blount County 5 and struck a guardrail.”
Reed was pronounced dead at the scene. The crash occurred three miles north of Hayden.
Nothing further is available as Alabama State Troopers continue to investigate.