|Motorcyclist Killed in Accident|
Emerson “Ike” Willis of Cornersville died as a result of a two vehicle crash in Lawrence County Monday afternoon. According to the accident report from THP, Mr. Willis, age 80, was driving his 2007 Harley Davidson north on US HWY 43 in the right hand lane. As the second driver, Richard L. Cooper, Jr. was passing Mr. Willis in the left-hand lane of Hwy 43, the motorcycle driven by Willis crossed into the passing lane striking the front quarter panel of the Chevy Blazer. Mr. Willis was thrown off the motorcycle. He was transported by helicopter to the hospital and later died from the results of the crash. Speed was not a factor in this accident and no citations were issued.