Crash claims life


Houston man killed Tuesday afternoon

Norman R. Jolliff, 63, of Houston, was killed Tuesday after his motorcycle was struck by a vehicle driven by Bobbie Rockwood, 41, of Houston. The crash remains under investigation.

Norman R. Jolliff, 63, of Houston, was killed Tuesday after his motorcycle was struck by a vehicle driven by Bobbie Rockwood, 41, of Houston. The crash remains under investigation.


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HOUSTON — A Houston man was killed Tuesday afternoon when the motorcycle he was riding was struck by a vehicle on state Route 66.

According to the Shelby County Sheriff’s Office, Norman R. Jolliff, 63, of Houston, was pronounced dead at the scene of the crash.

At approximately 4:36 p.m. Tuesday, Sept. 3, the Sheriff’s Office received a report of a two-vehicle crash in the 2000 block of state Route 66. Preliminary investigation indicates a 2017 Harley Davidson motorcycle, operated by Jolliff, was northbound on state Route 66. He had slowed down to turn left into a residential driveway.

A 2008 Ford Fusion, driven by Bobbie M. Rockwood, 41, of Houston, was also traveling northbound on state Route 66 behind Jolliff. Rockwood’s vehicle rear-ended the motorcycle, ejecting Jolliff upon impact.

Rockwood was transported by rescue squad to Wilson Health with non-life threatening injuries.

Assisting at the scene were the Houston Fire Department, Houston Rescue squad and the Shelby County Coroner’s Office.

The crash remains under investigation.

Norman R. Jolliff, 63, of Houston, was killed Tuesday after his motorcycle was struck by a vehicle driven by Bobbie Rockwood, 41, of Houston. The crash remains under investigation.
https://www.sidneydailynews.com/wp-content/uploads/sites/47/2019/09/web1_motorcyclefatal.jpgNorman R. Jolliff, 63, of Houston, was killed Tuesday after his motorcycle was struck by a vehicle driven by Bobbie Rockwood, 41, of Houston. The crash remains under investigation. Courtesy photo
Houston man killed Tuesday afternoon