Mooreville man dead after traffic accident in Lee County

A Mooreville man has died in an early Tuesday morning traffic accident in Lee County.

Joseph Lindsey, 21, of Highway 371 Mooreville was killed after his Honda 600 motorcycle ran into a Chevrolet truck on County Road 251 near Saltillo at 7 a.m., according to Lee County Coroner Carolyn Gillentine-Green.

Lee County Sheriff Jim Johnson said Lindsey was traveling west on CR 251 and the truck was heading east. The truck turned on to County Road 503 causing Lindsey to hit it. Both vehicles suffered considerable damage according to Johnson.

The driver of the truck was not injured.

The Lee County Sheriff’s Department is investigating the accident.

NEMS Daily Journal