UPDATE: McMinn County fatal motorcycle crash

UPDATE: THP released the name of the victim and its preliminary report.

Officials say the victim was 34-year-old David L. Moses from Athens.

They say he was driving his motorcycle at a high rate of speed on County Road 168.

He was in curve and swerved into the other lane.

Officials say he overcorrected and lost control.

He went off the right side of the roadway and hit a tree.

He came to rest down in an embankment.

Moses passed away on the scene from his injuries.

He was wearing a helmet.


Athens, TN (WDEF) – One person passed away in a motorcycle crash in McMinn County Tuesday.

It was a single vehicle crash on County Road 168.

Tennessee Highway Patrol is investigating.

Categories: Local News, McMinn County

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