BIKER DAD: Charges likely in crash that killed 61-year-old biker in Daphne

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DAPHNE Ala. (WKRG/BIKER DAD) — Daphne Police say charges are very likely in a crash earlier this month that killed a 61-year-old biker. Richard Deason was riding his vintage 1970 Triumph TR 6 Tiger on Highway 98 on September 12th. That’s when police say a 24-year-old from Mobile hit the bike with his 2003 Hyundai Sonata.

Deason was a friend of the Mobile Bay Vintage Motorcycle Club and had been joining them for Sunday meetups on the Triumph.

Daphne Police tell the WKRG News 5 Biker Dad Blog, that charges will come after the investigation, but again are very likely.

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Chris Best is the News Director for WKRG. He’s a husband and father of four. He’s also a motorcycle enthusiast.

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UPDATE: Daphne Police posted on Facebook that one person is dead :

“Officers are currently working a traffic crash, motorcycle versus car, at the intersection of US Highways 98 and 90. One confirmed fatality. Northbound Hwy 98 is shut down. Please avoid the area. No additional information at this time.”


DAPHNE, Ala. (WKRG) — WKRG News 5 is on scene of a motorcycle crash on Hwy 98 and I-10.

We have tried to reach out for more information but have not received any word as of yet.

Avoid this area if you can and take an alternative route.

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