Madison couple killed in motorcycle crash
ROGERSVILLE — Two people from Madison were killed in a motorcycle crash Thursday afternoon about 2 miles east of Rogersville on U.S. Highway 72.
Marianne L. Esch, 72, was fatally injured when the 2005 Harley-Davidson motorcycle she was a passenger of struck a 1990 International tractor-trailer driven by Phillip R. Mayo, 60, of Albertville, according to troopers with the Alabama Law Enforcement Agency.
She was pronounced dead at the scene.
The crash happened at 4:40 p.m. Thursday.
The driver of the motorcycle, Carl E. Esch, 74, was transported to Huntsville Hospital where he later died from the injuries he sustained.
Troopers continue to investigate the crash.