BY KEN LITTLE
A Greeneville man remains hospitalized following a motorcycle-truck wreck about 5:20 p.m. Friday in the 3100 block of the Asheville Highway (Tenn. Rt. 70).
Motorcycle operator Ray LaFollette, 66, of Greeneville, was listed Monday in stable condition in Johnson City Medical Center.
The crash happened when LaFollette's northbound Harley-Davidson struck the rear of a Ford truck stopped in traffic, Trooper Derek Turberville, of the Tennessee Highway Patrol (THP), said in a report.
"The (motorcycle) did not stop in time and struck (the truck) in the rear," the report said.
The truck driver, 64-year-old Hollis Stinson, of Greeneville, was not injured.
No citations were issued.
LaFollettee was taken by Greene County-Greeneville Emergency Medical Service to Johnson City Medical Center.
The crash caused authorities to temporarily divert traffic around the crash scene onto Debusk Road.
Assisting the THP was the Greene County Sheriff's Department and members of the Debusk Volunteer Fire Department.