Saraland man dies in motorcycle crash

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MOBILE COUNTY, Ala. (WKRG) — A Saraland man is dead after a motorcycle crash on Wednesday.

At about 9:30 p.m., James Adolph Chesson, 71, lost control of his 2018 Harley Davidson Freewheeler Motorcycle while he was traveling south on Alabama Highway 217 near Gulf Crest Road.

Chesson was a member of the Combat Vets motorcycle Association riders and was known as “Laydown” to his friends.

Chesson was wearing a protective helmet when he was thrown from his motorcycle and sustained fatal injuries.  

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