A Columbus man was killed Thursday night in a multi-vehicle crash in the 21000 block of U.S. Highway East in Phenix City.
Charles Daniel Hillhouse, 22, of Columbus, GA. was riding a 1996 Honda CB750 motorcycle the wrong way on Highway 280 when he collided with at least three vehicles, said Lee County Coroner Bill Harris.
He was pronounced dead at 9:25 p.m. from massive blunt force trauma.
Harris said Hillhouse was leaving Greer Bar and Grill at 20300 U.S. Highway 280 East. No one else involved in the crash was injured.
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Hillhouse was wearing a helmet at the time of the crash, the coroner said. Toxicology is being performed to determine if alcohol was a factor.
The wreck remains under investigation by the Alabama State Troopers and the Lee County Coroner’s Office. No autopsy is planned.