The preliminary investigation shows that Left was riding his 2002 Suzuki motorcycle west on Briley Parkway when he collided with the rear of a semi driven by David Hayden, 63. Hayden said he missed his turn and was planning to enter the ramp onto I-24 West.
Left was transported to Skyline Medical Center where he died. Hayden was not injured.
The preliminary contributing factor appears to be Hayden’s truck stopped in the roadway.
The investigation continues.