Two dead in motorcycle-car crash in Clarksville

(Courtesy: Clarksville Police Department)

CLARKSVILLE, Tenn. (WKRN) – Two people died Saturday in a crash involving a motorcycle and a car.

The crash happened just after 12:30 p.m. on Dover Rd. near Kelsey Drive.

(Courtesy: Clarksville Police Department)

According to Clarksville police, an elderly couple in a Ford Focus pulled out of a convenience store and crossed the road to make a left turn when they collided with a motorcycle.

The crash claimed two lives.

Police identified the victims as 20-year- old William Leidecker of Clarksville who was on a Harley Davidson motorcycle, and 76-year-old Kathryn Burwell of Bradenton, Florida, who was driving the car. Both died at the scene.

Burwell’s 78-year-old brother, Jerry Lee Day was injured and rushed to Tennova Healthcare Hospital. Police say he’s in stable condition.