A 61 year old Warren County man was killed Friday morning when his motorcycle crashed into a backhoe on Highway 56 in the Dibrell Community.
Dead is J.D.Wilson of the Greenhill Community.
The accident occurred around 8:34 a.m. at the intersection of Highway 56 and Sullivan Road.
According to Sergeant Billy Prater of the Tennessee Highway Patrol, Wilson was traveling south on Highway 56 on a 2004 Honda motorcycle when he ran into the right side of a 1992 John Deere backhoe belonging to the Warren County Utility District, driven by 37 year old Marshall Green of the Irving College Community. Green was crossing Highway 56 from the east side to get to the west side of Sullivan Road.
Green was not injured in the crash but Wilson, who was wearing a helmet, reportedly died at the scene.
The accident remains under investigation by Sergeant Prater and Trooper Al Seitner of the Tennessee Highway Patrol.