–Weather could have been a factor in the deadly crash. A Dense Fog Advisory was posted at the time of the wreck.
–Patrick Waites is the son of Daphne Fire Dept. Lt. Ken Waites.
-Police say Waites was wearing his helmet. The exact cause of the motorcycle crash is still under investigation.
According to the Fairhope Police Department, a 24-year-old man from Wilmer was killed early Wednesday morning in a traffic accident.
Patrick Waites was pronounced dead by emergency crews around 3 a.m. after he crashed on a motorcycle. It happened on Fairhope Avenue between Magnolia Avenue and North Bayview Street, which is near Knoll Park and Fairhope Pier.
A spokesperson for Fairhope Police says the department is investigating the single vehicle accident.
News Five is looking into the crash and will have more tonight on News Five at 5:00, 6:00 and 6:30.