ASP reports a 71-year-old Paragould man was killed after a car struck his motorcycle. The crash happened at 1:06 p.m. on Saturday at the intersection of Oak Drive and Hickory Cove.

Donald Copeland was traveling northbound on Oak Drive on a 2012 Polaris VHB motorcycle when a 2006 Ford Escape traveling south on Oak attempted to turn onto Hickory Cove and struck Copeland’s motorcycle.

Copeland was transported to a Memphis hospital where he later died.
The identify the driver of the Ford Escape was not released by ASP. 
Weather conditions were clear and dry when the crash happened according to the report.