Johnson City police identify motorcyclist killed in Bristol Highway crash

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JOHNSON CITY, Tenn. (WJHL) (Update: 9/16/2021) – The Johnson City Police Department has identified the motorcyclist killed in a crash on Bristol Highway Wednesday night.

According to a release from JCPD, officers were called to the crash in the 3600 block of the highway around 5:20 p.m. When they arrived, they reportedly discovered a 2021 Harley Davidson motorcycle heading north had hit a “loaded 3-car wedge trailer” that was being towed by a semi truck.

The vehicle hauler was turning left out of a parking lot to head south on Bristol Highway at the time of the crash.

The motorcyclist, identified as Gabriel Burrows, 24 of Jonesborough, received fatal injuries. He was pronounced dead at the scene, according to JCPD.

The driver of the semi, a New York man, was not injured.

The crash remains under investigation.

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