Motorcyclist killed in head-on crash in Lewis County

(Courtesy: Wayne County Now)

LEWIS COUNTY, Tenn. (WKRN) – A motorcyclist was killed in a head-on crash in Lewis County early Friday morning.

According to the Tennessee Highway Patrol, the crash happened at 1:40 a.m. on State Highway 48 in Hohenwald.

The traffic report says Robert Price, 30, of Linden, was driving a Suzuki GSX in southbound lanes when, for unknown reasons, he veered into the northbound lane.

(Courtesy: Wayne County Now)

The motorcycle collided head-on with a Saturn sedan. Price died at the scene.

Two of the three people inside the sedan were injured, including the driver and one passenger.

According to the THP report, information indicates the presence of drugs for two people inside the sedan. Testing was requested.

The report also indicates criminal charges are pending in the crash. Further details weren’t released.