Motorcyclist killed in head on collision in Tellico Plains

TELLICO PLAINS, Tenn. (WVLT) - One person was killed Monday after a wreck involving a motorcycle in Tellico Plains.

Officers say a 2008 HD-STC motorcycle was heading east on Highway 165. They say it was going around a curve when it crossed the center line and collided head on with a pickup truck.

The motorcyclist, Harold D. Savell, 55, was killed.

The driver of the pickup truck was not injured.

The report from the Tennessee Highway Patrol says Savell was wearing his helmet.

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