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Clarksville Police find dead motorcyclist on Tiny Town Road

Clarksville Police Department - CPDClarksville, TN – A Clarksville Police Department District Three patrol officer discovered a crashed motorcyclist near the intersection of Tiny Town Road and Cainlo Drive at 5:11am today, July, 2nd, 2016.

Officer J. Katz radioed that he could not find a pulse on the individual; the motorcyclist was later pronounced dead at Tennova Heathcare in Clarksville.

Clarksville Police investigate hit and run on Tiny Town Road.
Clarksville Police investigate hit and run on Tiny Town Road.

The motorcyclist has been identified as 29-year-old Jeremy Halstead from Clarksville. Next of kin have been notified.

The driver of a red truck was detained at another location. Joseph Karnes, a 24-year-old Waverly resident, has been arrested for Leaving the Scene of an Injury Accident and Vehicular Homicide. Alcohol is believed to have been a factor.

Test results are pending from a blood draw done by search warrant.

CPD Traffic Investigator Larry Harris is leading the investigation.

This case is being investigated as a hit-and-run collision.

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