Tenn. trooper killed in motorcycle wreck

Trooper Joe Snipes was riding a motorcycle with his wife

Chattanooga Times Free Press

CLEVELAND, Tenn. — A 47-year-old Tennessee Highway Patrol trooper died in an off-duty crash Thursday off APD 40 in Cleveland, Tennessee Highway Patrol spokeswoman Dalya Qualls said.

The man, Trooper Joe Snipes, was riding a motorcycle with his wife when his motorcycle and a county utility truck crashed on Pleasant Grove Road near the Premiere Theaters, authorities said.

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