Haleyville man dies in Lawrence County wreck

Jul. 24—A two-vehicle crash in Lawrence County on Saturday evening killed a Haleyville man who was driving a motorcycle.

Rafael D. Marchen, 55, was injured when the 2009 Yamaha V-Star motorcycle he was operating collided with a 2014 BMW Mini Cooper driven by a Parrish man. Marchen was transported by helicopter to Huntsville Hospital, where he died from his injuries.

The wreck occurred on Alabama 33 near mile marker 20, approximately 5 miles south of Moulton.

State troopers are investigating the crash.

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