Morrison Man Killed In Motorcycle Crash

motorcycle_crashA Morrison man lost his life Saturday night when his motorcycle left the roadway and he struck several trees.
According to a report by Tennessee Highway Patrol Sgt. Larry Fraley, around 10 p.m. a 2001 Harley Davidson operated by Charles M. Pruitt, 46 of Morrison was traveling north on the Old Awalt Road when he ran off the right side of the roadway. He then traveled down an embankment striking several trees.
Air-Evac was summoned to fly Pruitt out but that was cancelled and he was transported by Rural Metro Ambulance Service to Harton Regional Medical Center where died from his injuries.
According to the THP report, Pruitt was wearing his motorcycle helmet.
The North Franklin County Fire Department, Franklin County Sheriff’s deputies and a park ranger from Tims Ford State Park assisted at the crash scene.