1 dead, 1 injured after motorcycle wreck in Henderson County

LEXINGTON, Tenn. — A wreck in Henderson county leaves one person dead and the other airlifted to the hospital.

A motorcycle carrying two passengers was traveling southbound on Corinth road at 4:20 pm this afternoon when two deer walked in the road. The driver, 51-year old Wendell Dyer, hit one of the deer then lost control and crashed. He died at the scene.

The passenger, 55-year old Cynthia Brasfield was injured and airlifted to a local hospital. No information on her condition is available at this time.

THP said both were wearing helmets at the time of the crash and traveling at 55 mph.

No one else was injured in the crash.

Stay with 7 Eyewitness News as we continue to learn more.

 

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