ATHENS-On June 9, 2023, at approximately 08:30 pm, the Athens Police Department responded to a traffic collision on US Highway 31, near Roy Long Road. One subject operating a motorcycle was pronounced deceased at the scene. At this time, the cause of the collision is still under investigation. The Athens Police Department is asking the public for assistance with identifying the driver of a 2012-13 Honda Civic, for questioning. According to witness information, the vehicle was black and/or white in color and sustained severe frontend damage.
If anyone has information about the accident, please contact Lt. Jonathan Caldwell at 256-233-6802 or by email at email@example.com.
The deceased has been identified as Eric Noel Bailey (30), of Leighton, Alabama.
Media Release/JONATHAN CALDWELL
ATHENS POLICE DEPARTMENT