Woman killed in motorcycle accident on I-59

Published: Oct. 17, 2021 at 10:34 AM CDT
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BIRMINGHAM, Ala. (WBRC) - A woman is dead after being fatally injured in a motorcycle accident, according to reports from Alabama Law Enforcement Agency (ALEA)

ALEA said at approximately 10:45 a.m. Saturday, October 16, Teresa Nichols, 54, from Harrisburg, Illinois was fatally injured when the motorcycle she was a passenger on left the roadway and overturned.

The operator, Richard Cole, 57, from South Pittsburg, Tennessee was also injured and transported to a local hospital.

The crash occurred on I-59 near the 201 mile marker, approximately four miles south of Collinsville.

Nothing further is available as Troopers with the Alabama Law Enforcement Agency’s (ALEA) Highway Patrol Division continue to investigate.

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