Alabama man killed when his motorcycle collides with car

Published 12:39 pm Sunday, June 26, 2022

An Alabama man was killed Saturday night when his motorcycle struck a car.

The two-vehicle crash that occurred at approximately 8:17 p.m. Saturday claimed the life of Dakota Douglas Pelfrey, 27, of Phenix City.

Pelfrey was fatally injured when the 2014 Ducati he was operating struck a 2014 Toyota RAV4 driven by Erin L. Padgett, 28, also of Phenix City.

Pelfrey was pronounced deceased at the scene. The crash occurred on Alabama 165 near the 20.2-mile marker, approximately 10 miles south of Phenix City, in Russell County, Alabama State Troopers reported.