A 22-year-old Savannah man was killed Friday night in a two-vehicle crash at an intersection in Hardin County which has been the site of multiple traffic fatalities over the years.
According to the Tennessee Highway Patrol, Michael Hairfield, who was killed, stopped the 2002 Honda motorcycle he was operating on Airport Road at the intersection of U.S. 64. When Hairfield entered U.S. 64, he was struck by a 2001 BMW traveling east on U.S. 64.
Neither the driver of the BMW, Corey Taylor, 37, of Leona, Tennessee or his passenger were injured. Both were reported to be using seatbelts. Hairfield was wearing a helmet.
The crash was reported to the THP at about 10:06 p.m.