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Opelika man killed in a motorcycle accident on Sunday

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OPELIKA, AL (WTVM) - One man was killed on Sunday in a motorcycle accident on Lee Road 41.

Regis Novell Ashmore, 33, of Opelika, was killed the 2002 Yamaha Motorcycle he was driving left the roadway and struck a ditch at 6:56 p.m.

Ashmore, who was not using a helmet, was thrown from the motorcycle and pronounced dead at the scene. 

The crash occurred on Lee Road 41, near the intersection of Lee Road 166, one half mile from the Russell County Road. Alabama State Troopers continue to investigate and there is no more information available at this time.

Ashmore's family is asking for help in raising money for his burial. The family has established a GoFundMe account, and if you wish to donate to it, you can click here

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