Man Killed on Motorcycle in Early Morning Accident

Patrick Waites
Waites was killed in a motorcycle accident in Fairhope early Wednesday.



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.



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