ALEA identifies victim in deadly Madison County motorcycle wreck

The crash happened on Stegar Road near Shoals Road on Wednesday just before noon.

Posted: Oct 14, 2021 7:02 AM
Updated: Oct 14, 2021 9:52 AM

ALEA identified Eric J. Hartsgrove, 53, of New Market, as the victim of Wednesday's deadly motorcycle wreck.

Troopers confirmed Hartsgrove crossed the center line on his 2020 Suzuki motorcycle and collided with a 2013 Dodge Ram driven by Eric Drake, 55, of Harvest. It happened just north of Huntsville shortly before noon on Stegar Road near Shoals Road.

Hartsgrove was pronounced dead on the scene.

The crash is still under investigation.

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