Lawrence County man dies in motorcycle accident, struck by a buzzard
LAWRENCEBURG, Tenn. (WSMV) - Karl Tillar, 41, of Lawrenceburg, died in a single motorcycle crash that happened at approximately 3 p.m. on Thursday, September 22.
According to a preliminary report by Tennessee Highway Patrol, Tillar was traveling northbound on Red Hill Center Road when he was struck in the head by a buzzard. Tillar lost control of the motorcycle and traveled off the right side of the road.
He struck a fence and several trees before coming to a final rest in a field about 800 feet from the initial impact with the bird.
Tillar died from his injuries sustained in the crash.
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