2 killed in motorcycle accident in Nashville

NASHVILLE, Tenn. — Police in Nashville say two motorcycle riders were killed in an accident along Interstate 440.

1280x960_60824B00-ZDROWThe Metropolitan Nashville Police Department says in a news release that 58-year-old Mark Patrick Baker and his wife, 56-year-old Laurie M. Baker, both of Collierville, died in Saturday’s accident.

The statement says the eastbound motorcycle lost control at a bridge that crosses over I-24. Both victims were thrown from the motorcycle. Mark Baker fell onto I-24 below and was run over by a tractor-trailer.

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