From The Tribune staff reports
SYLACAUGA — Troopers with the Alabama Law Enforcement Agency’s (ALEA) Highway Patrol Division are investigating a deadly crash involving a motorcyclist and a cow.
The crash happened around 8:35 p.m. on Monday, June 21, on Russell Chapel Road, seven miles northwest of Sylacauga.
Robert Atchley, 36, of Sylacauga, was fatally injured when the 2008 Harley Davidson motorcycle he was operating struck a cow that was standing in the roadway.
Atchley was pronounced dead on the scene.