From The Tribune staff reports
WALKER COUNTY — A motorcyclist was killed here Saturday evening, August 7, 2021 in a two-vehicle crash that occurred around 7:10 p.m.
Alabama state troopers report that Travis Genton, a 27-year-old Jasper resident, was killed when the 1998 Suzuki VL motorcycle he was driving crossed the center line of the highway on Alabama 5 near the 180 mile marker, causing him to fall from the bike. He was struck by a 2003 Ford Taurus driven by Charles Bagwell, 21, also of Jasper.
Genton was pronounced dead at the scene.
The accident occurred approximately five miles north of Jasper. No other details are available at this time.