Atmore man dies in motorcycle crash
An Atmore main died in a motorcycle crash on Nov. 8 on Escambia County 1, approximately 8 miles north of the city, according to the Alabama Law Enforcement Agency.
Senior Trooper Gary Cole said in a release that the crash occurred at approximately 6:30 p.m.
William Van Cooey, 71, was killed when the 2018 Harley Davidson motorcyle he was operating left the roadway and overturned, Cole said.
Cooey was pronounced deceased at the scene.
Nothing further is available as ALEA troopers continue to investigate.
Escambia County EMA Director David Adams said it is still too early and there are many variables at play with... read more