Foley PD LogoSubmitted by Foley Police Dept.
 
October 20, 2019 - Foley, AL - (OBA®) - At approximately 2:30 am, Foley Police responded to an accident involving a motorcycle and a pickup truck near the 8000 block of Hwy 59 S. 
 
A preliminary investigation leads us to believe that both vehicles were southbound and the BMW motorcycle ran into the back of the Toyota Tundra. Excessive speed of the motorcycle was a major contributing factor. 
 
The driver of the motorcycle Tyler Daniel Yancey age 26 of Gulf Shores was pronounced deceased at the scene.  The three occupants of the truck were transported to South Baldwin Regional Medical Center with non-life threatening injuries. 
 
The investigation is ongoing, and it  is too early to determine if drugs or alcohol were a factor in this crash.   
 
Drivers may experience delays today on Hwy 59 South near the crash site as investigators continue to work the scene.