Tennessee man accused of doing 400-yard wheelie

COOKEVILLE, Tenn. (AP) -- Cookeville police say they arrested a man after observing him doing a 400-yard wheelie on his motorcycle.

Andrew Stricklen, 29, of Sparta was charged with reckless driving.

Officers said Stricklen had done similar driving in the past.

Police quoted him as saying he makes videos for the Internet and had crashed several times.


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  • by Gary Location: Knoxville on Jul 18, 2008 at 05:41 PM
    Slow news day? Huh
  • by ash Location: na on Jul 18, 2008 at 04:04 PM
    How is is news? A reckless driving ticket isn't going to do him any good. Wrecking bad enough to get severly damaged is the only way he will learn.


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