Crash claims life of New Albany motorcyclist

The Mississippi Highway Patrol is investigating the Sunday night crash that killed Kelley Akin.

Posted: Aug 12, 2019 9:19 AM

NEW ALBANY, Miss. (WTVA) - A weekend crash claimed the life of a New Albany man.

The crash happened Sunday night on Highway 15, according to state trooper Cpl. Jason Roe.

Motorcyclist Kelley Akin, 60, was struck by a car near County Road 101, in Union County, according to Coroner Pam Bowman.

Roe said Akin was driving his motorcycle southbound on Highway 15, and he attempted to turn left and was struck by a car.

Bowman pronounced Akin dead at the scene.

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