Alabama Motorcyclist Dies after Striking Semi-Truck

A 36-year-old motorcyclist from Alabama was pronounced dead on scene following a wreck Monday night in Sequoyah County.

At approximately 6:49 p.m. Monday, the victim, on a 2009 Kawasaki motorcycle, struck a Freightliner semi-truck from behind for an unknown reason, says the Oklahoma Highway Patrol.

Both vehicles were westbound on I-40. The driver of the semi-truck was not hurt.

The victim's name was not given.