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CORRECTION: This story was updated at 5:35 p.m. on Thursday, Nov. 7, 2019, to correct the date to Thursday. A previous version erroneously stated the date of the crash as Wednesday.

A man has died in a Thursday morning crash on the 5000 block of Highway 153 northbound, according to a news release from the Chattanooga Police Department.

Police say a Honda Civic driven by an 18-year-old woman started to turn left onto Highway 153 from a parking lot exit/entrance when it was struck by a Suzuki motorcycle traveling north on Highway 153 just passing the Hamill Road intersection.

The motorcycle had started braking before it was laid down, but it continued to slide into the driver side of the Honda Civic. Gregory Allen Cole, the motorcycle rider, was pronounced dead at the scene by Hamilton County Emergency Medical Services, the release states.

Police are continuing the investigation. Anyone with information regarding the incident should call 423-698-2525 or submit a tip via the CPD Mobile App. You can remain anonymous.  

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