Fatal Motorcycle Accident in DeKalb County Involving a Deer

A single-vehicle crash that occurred at approximately 5:40 a.m. Wednesday, June 29, has claimed the life of a Sylacauga man.

Joey S. Wooten, 51, was seriously injured when the 1995 Suzuki Savage motorcycle he was operating struck a deer.

Wooten was transported to Dekalb Regional Hospital, where he succumbed to his injuries.

The crash occurred on Dekalb County Road 81, approximately three miles south of Fort Payne.

Nothing further is available as Troopers with the Alabama Law Enforcement Agency’s Highway Patrol Division continue to investigate.

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