Alexandria motorcyclist killed in crash

A motorcyclist from Alexandria was killed this weekend in a crash that resulted in him being thrown from his motorcycle.

53 year old Allan Murrell was traveling in the left hand lane of Casson Street in Alexandria when another vehicle traveling in the center lane made an improper left turn, causing the crash.

Murrell was thrown from his motorcycle and transported to a local hospital where he was later pronounced dead.

Traffic investigators will obtain chemical samples from both drivers to test for intoxication.