73-year-old man killed in Cheatham County motorcycle crash


CHEATHAM COUNTY, Tenn. (WKRN) — A 73-year-old man on a motorcycle was killed Thursday in a crash on U.S. Highway 70 near Sams Creek Road in Pegram.

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According to a preliminary report from Tennessee Highway Patrol, Gary Johnson from Kingston Springs was driving a Harley Davidson motorcycle eastbound when a 2013 Freightliner stopped near the intersection of Sams Creek Road and began to back up, striking Johnson’s motorcycle.

The driver of the Freightliner, from Memphis, was not injured.

This is a developing story. Stay with News 2 and WKRN.com for updates.

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