Motorcycle crash victim found by neighbor on walk in Bellevue

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BELLEVUE, Tenn. (WKRN) – A man was found dead Thursday morning after a motorcycle crash in Bellevue.

Police said a woman found the motorcyclist in the 100 block of Hicks Road while out on a walk around 10 a.m.

It is unknown when the accident happened.

Authorities said the preliminary investigation shows that Bruce Bradley was riding his 2015 BMW east when he failed to negotiate a curve and struck a driveway culvert. The 61-year-old was thrown from the motorcycle and was found in dense vegetation near a creek bed.

Police said there was no evidence of drug or alcohol involvement at the scene.

Bradley lived near the crash scene on Hicks Road, police said.