Motorcyclist Killed in South Roane County Crash

The Tennessee Highway Patrol says that a Loudon man was killed Thursday night in Roane County when his motorcycle collided with a car.

Just before 6 pm Thursday, the THP reports that 45-year-old Greg McFalls of Loudon had been riding his 2008 Harley Davidson FLH west on Highway 72 when a 2010 Buick Lacrosse driven by an 18-year-old who attempted to turn left into the parking lot at Midway High School, and the two vehicles collided. McFalls, who was wearing a helmet, was thrown from the motorcycle and died from his injuries. The driver of the car, who was wearing his seatbelt, was injured but the report does not indicate the nature or severity of those injuries.

The preliminary report from troopers indicates that no charges will be filed.

About Brad Jones

Brad is the Owner/Operator of BBB TV 12, and has been with the company since August of 1996. Brad is a 1987 graduate of Coalfield High School and a 1995 graduate of the University of Tennessee College of Communications. He won the 1995 broadcast production student of the year award. Brad worked at Shop at Home, Inc. a home shopping network that was located in Knoxville, TN from 1993 - 1995 and then at Via TV (RSTV, Inc.) from 1995 - 1996. After some freelance work in Nashville, Brad joined the BBB Communications staff in August of 1996. A short stint at WVLT TV as a news photographer was in 2001, but he continued to work at BBB TV as well. Brad is married to Nicole Jenkins Jones, a 1990 graduate of Oak Ridge High School, who works at Oak Ridge Gastroenterology and Associates in Oak Ridge. They have 3 kids, Trevor Bogard, 27, Chandler 22, and Naomi 13. On December 12, 2013 they welcomed their first grandchild, Carter Ryan Bogard. Brad is also the assistant boys basketball coach at Coalfield High School for the past 11 years. In 2013-14 the Yellow Jackets won their first district title since 1991 and just the 4th in school history.

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