Valley man killed in motorcycle accident in Lee County

Published 1:16 pm Friday, September 16, 2022

According to a press release from the Alabama Law Enforcement Agency(ALEA), a two-vehicle crash occurred at approximately 6:42 a.m. Friday, Sept. 16, has claimed the life of a Valley man.

George P. Shapely, 57, was fatally injured when the 2003 Harley-Davidson motorcycle he was operating collided head-on with the 2013 Toyota Venza driven by an 18-year-old.

Shapely was pronounced deceased at the scene. According to the release, the crash occurred on Lee County 146, approximately six miles south of Opelika, in Lee County.

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Nothing further is available as Troopers with the ALEA’s Highway Patrol Division continue to investigate.