Man who died in motorcycle crash  identified

The operator of of the motorcycle that crashed in Whitesburg Tuesday night has been identified.

The Tennessee Highway Patrol reported Douglas Seal, 60, of Whitesburg was travelling north on East Andrew Johnson Highway when his motorcycle, a 2014 Harley Davidson, left the roadway on the left side while negotiating a curve.

The vehicle travelled down an embankment and struck a tree where Seal was thrown from the motorcycle and struck a light pole and tree.

Seal was wearing a helmet.