Haleyville Man Killed in Motocycle Crash

A two-vehicle crash occurred at approximately 5:30 p.m. Saturday, July 23, has claimed the life of a Haleyville man. Rafael D. Marchen, 55, was fatally injured when the 2009 Yamaha V-Star motorcycle he was operating collided with a 2014 BMW Mini Cooper driven by Timothy O. Hamilton, 54, of Parrish. Marchen was transported by helicopter to the Huntsville Hospital, where he later succumbed to his injuries. The crash occurred on Alabama 33 near the 20 mile marker, approximately five miles south of Moulton, in Lawrence County.Nothing further is available as Troopers with the Alabama Law Enforcement Agency’s (ALEA) Highway Patrol Division continue to investigate.