Man Killed in Wednesday Motorcycle Wreck

A two-vehicle wreck in east Alabama has left one man dead.

The crash happened just prior to noon Wednesday, at 11:57am, on Wildman Road, just three miles west of Anniston in Calhoun County.

Alabama State Troopers said David W. Pledger, 55, of Anniston, was driving a Hyosung GT650R motorcycle, that struck a Dodge Ram.  Pledger was taken to UAB Hospital in Birmingham, where he was later pronounced dead.

The Dodge Ram was being driven by Phillip Harwell – 54 – of an Albertville address.  He was not injured.



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