58-year-old motorcyclist killed in Cheatham County crash

(Courtesy: Ashland City FIre Department)

CHEATHAM COUNTY, Tenn. (WKRN) – A 58-year-old man was killed Friday evening in a crash involving a motorcycle in Cheatham County.

The Tennessee Highway Patrol said it happened around 6:30 p.m. on State Route 49 near Greenbrier Road in Ashland City.

The THP reported Carmon Wilson, of Ashland City, died when his Honda motorcycle left the roadway, traveled into a ditch and struck a stone embankment.

The bike then came to a stop on top of Wilson in the ditch, according to the THP.

A 43-year-old Pleasant View was on the bike with Wilson at the time of the crash. The extent of her injuries is not known.

The THP said both riders were wearing helmets.

No additional information was released.