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Motorcyclist killed in Colbert County crash


A Cherokee man was killed while riding a motorcycle in Colbert County Wednesday night.

Alabama State Troopers said a 2003 Yamaha motorcycle collided with a 2017 GMC pickup truck on U.S. 72 at the 5 mile marker, approximately five miles west of Cherokee shortly before 8 p.m.

The motorcycle driver was pronounced dead at the scene. Troopers identified him as 56-year-old Eddie Dean Smith.

The pickup's driver was not injured.

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