Alabama State Trooper Chuck Daniel confirmed that a two-vehicle crash on Tuesday, April 9, claimed the life of an Oneonta man. Joey Richard Duke, 29, was killed in the 3 p.m. accident when the 1996 Kawasaki motorcycle he was operating crossed the centerline and collided with a 2002 Dodge 1500 pickup.
The accident occurred on County Highway 20, five miles southwest of Oneonta. Duke was pronounced dead on the scene. The driver of the Dodge was not injured.
No further information is available.