Victim in Tuesday's fatal motorcycle crash identified

Victim in Tuesday's fatal motorcycle crash identified

July 12th, 2017 by Staff Report in Local Regional News

The Hamilton County Sheriff's Office has released the name of the victim in Tuesday's fatal motorcycle crash on Highway 134.

The victim, Tristan Hensley, is a native of Whitwell, Tenn.

Preliminary results indicate that Hensley was on a motorcycle traveling east on Highway 134 when he tried to negotiate a left hand curve and went off the right side of the road traveling down a steep embankment.

At this time, it has yet to be determined when the accident occurred. Hamilton County sheriff deputies responded to the scene at 10:30 a.m.

A portion of Highway 134 from the 600 block coming from Marion County to Dade County, Ga. was shut down after the crash.