Motorcyclist Adam Bailey Killed In Accident Tuesday Night

Wednesday, February 6, 2013

One man on a motorcycle was killed in a traffic accident Tuesday evening. Chattanooga Police responded to a traffic crash at 5400 Highway 153 at approximately 8:35 p.m.  

According to witness statements and evidence at the scene, it appeared that Adam Bailey, 41, was southbound on Highway 153 operating a Honda CBR600 motorcycle. Samantha Stearns, 43, was operating a Dodge Stratus and pulled onto Highway 153 from a parking lot in the 5400 block of Highway 153. Mr. Bailey struck the Dodge driven by Ms. Stearns and was ejected from the motorcycle.  He was transported to a local hospital where he later succumbed to his injuries.  

Ms. Stearns did not suffer any major injuries from the crash. Charges are pending the outcome of the investigation which is on-going.  

More information will be released when available. 

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