Retired Addison Police Chief Ellis Donald Baker killed in motorcycle wreck

Courtesy of Addison Alabama Police Department/Facebook

ADDISON, Ala. – Retired Addison Police Chief Ellis Donald Baker, 63, was killed in a motorcycle wreck in Dunlap, Tennessee Monday, June 3.

According to ABC News Channel 9 in Chattanooga, “A report from Tennessee Highway Patrol (THP) says a truck was heading north on US Highway 27 when he tried to make a left turn – right in front of a motorcycle headed in the opposite direction.

“The THP says Ellis Donald Baker of Addison, Alabama was pronounced dead on scene.”

The Addison Police Department posted to its page:

“It is with great sadness that we announce the passing of retired Chief Ellis Donald Baker. Chief Baker was involved in a motorcycle vs. pick-up accident in Dunlap Tn on 6/3/2019 while returning home to Addison. We ask for prayers for his girlfriend as she is in critical condition in a Chattanooga hospital. We ask to also keep his son and Moulton Police Officer Casey Baker in your thoughts and prayers. Chief Baker was a beloved part of the community and will be missed by many. Chief Baker had retired From the Addison Police Department at the end of March 2017.”

Click here to read Chief Baker’s full obituary.

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