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Motorcyclist Killed In Maury County Crash

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Posted at 4:55 PM, May 27, 2018
and last updated 2018-05-27 17:55:32-04

A man was killed in a motorcycle crash in Maury County.

Authorities said the wreck happened on Leipers Creek Road just before 2 p.m. Saturday.

Reports from the Tennessee Highway Patrol said 75-year-old Harlin Casteel, Jr. was driving a Yamaha 110 motorcycle west when he failed to negotiate a curve.

The motorcycle crossed into the eastbound lanes before leaving the roadway.

Authorities confirmed Casteel was killed in the crash.

According to THP officials, he was wearing a helmet, but it was reportedly not Department of Transportation approved. Further details were not available.