THP identifies victim in Giles County deadly motorcycle crash


GILES COUNTY, Tenn. (WKRN) — Tennessee Highway Patrol has released new information about the deadly motorcycle crash in Giles County on October 1.

THP said 50-year-old Joseph Armijo from Chattanooga was headed northbound in the area of Columbia Highway and Ella West Circle just before 6 p.m. 

Armijo was passing another vehicle but lost control of his motorcycle when trying to get back into the proper lane. 

The motorcycle hit a utility pole, then an embankment, and eventually landed on the grass. 

Armijo’s motorcycle was the only vehicle involved in the fatal crash. 

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