UPDATE: Florence police say just before 1 a.m. Thursday, officers tried to stop a reckless motorcycle in the downtown area. They say the driver refused to stop and kept driving across O’Neal Bridge.
According to police, the motorcycle hit a guard rail on Hatch Boulevard near the Alabama State Trooper Post.
According to state troopers, a Florence man was killed in a wreck Thursday morning.
It happened on Hatch Boulevard in Sheffield.
State troopers said 32-year-old Tab Waddell lost control of his motorcycle around 12:30 a.m. He was taken to the hospital where he was pronounced dead.