Motorcyclist dies in accident on Hwy. 80 in Crawford, AL

CRAWFORD, AL (WTVM) - A motorcyclist is dead following an accident with a pickup truck in Crawford, AL Thursday night.

The accident happened on Highway 80 West near Brooks Rd. shortly before 7:30 p.m.

According to the Alabama Law Enforcement Agency, Horst Klemptner, 35, of Dothan was killed when he struck a Nissan Frontier truck while operating a motorcycle. He was pronounced dead on the scene at 8:30 p.m.  His body is being sent to Montgomery for an autopsy.

The driver of the truck was not injured.

Klemptner's death is being investigated by Alabama State Troopers.

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