Motorcyclist killed following crash on Mastin Lake Rd. - WAFF-TV: News, Weather and Sports for Huntsville, AL

Motorcyclist killed following crash on Mastin Lake Rd.

A motorcycle and a truck collided Wednesday night on Mastin Lake Rd. (Source: WAFF) A motorcycle and a truck collided Wednesday night on Mastin Lake Rd. (Source: WAFF)
HUNTSVILLE, AL (WAFF) -

All lanes of Mastin Lake Road were closed Wednesday night as Huntsville police and emergency crews worked the scene of a fatal wreck.

The wreck happened before 7:30 p.m. and involved a truck and a motorcycle, both heading westbound, near the Jordan Lane intersection.

Police at the scene said the motorcyclist hit the back of the truck. They said the driver of the truck attempted to perform CPR on the motorcyclist until paramedics arrived.

The motorcyclist was responsive at the scene, but was transported to the hospital with life-threatening injuries, where he later died.

The identity of the man has not been released pending notification of the family. 

The motorcyclist was traveling with another person on separate cycles at the time of the crash. The second motorcyclist was not injured, nor was the driver of the truck.

An investigation into this crash is ongoing.

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