(CHATTANOOGA, Tenn.) -- An off-duty Tennessee state trooper who was killed in a motorcycle crash Thursday afternoon has been identified, ABC News Chattanooga affiliate WTVC-TV reports.
Joe Snipes was killed when his motorcycle collided with a county road department truck Thursday afternoon on Pleasant Grove Road.
Snipes’ wife Sheila, also on the bike, suffered non life-threatening injuries.
Two state lawmakers issued a moment of silence at 9:57 a.m. Friday in honor of Snipes' badge number, 957.
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