Wreck closes I-65 North near Cullman, motorcyclist killed - WBRC FOX6 News - Birmingham, AL

Wreck closes I-65 North near Cullman, motorcyclist killed

CULLMAN, AL (WBRC) - A crash between a motorcycle and a truck closed the northbound lanes of I-65 near Cullman on Tuesday afternoon, killing a man from Center Point.

State troopers told FOX6 News the crash happened around 2 p.m. when a motorycle and an 18-wheeler collided at mile marker 291.  All northbound lanes of I-65 were closed as emergency officials treated the injured and cleared the scene.

The motorcyclist, Bobby Brown, Jr., 25, of Center Point, was killed.

Cullman County Coroner Gary Murphree said Brown was traveling northbound when an 18-wheeler rear-ended the motorcycle.

Brown and two other motorcyclists were riding together at the time of the crash. The other two motorcyclists witnessed the accident.

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