WTVF-TV reported that a Fort Campbell soldier was killed on December 16, following a motorcycle accident in Clarksville.
According to WTVF, LaFrederick Gray, an E-4 active duty soldier at the post, was pronounced dead at the scene on Fort Campbell Boulevard.
At around 7 p.m., Jonathan Hodge was reportedly driving a 1993 Ford Ranger when he turned left onto Lafayette Road from Fort Campbell Boulevard, and collided with a 2005 Yamaha YZFR1, operated by Gray.
Witnesses told investigators that Gray was traveling at a high rate of speed when the accident occurred. He was reportedly wearing a helmet, but police said that it did not appear to be strapped on correctly.
No charges have been made in connection to the accident and toxicology results are pending.
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“Consider the lilies how they grow: they toil not, they spin not; and yet I say unto you, that Solomon in all his glory was not arrayed like one of these.” – Luke 12:27