Update on fatal accident Monday on Draper’s Mountain

Patriot Staff Report

A GoFundMe page has so far generated $5,410 for the families of two men killed earlier this week while riding motorcycles on Draper’s Mountain.

The two men – Darrell Wayne Roark, 46 and Wayne Allen Patterson, 55 were killed Monday afternoon.

The Pulaski County Sheriff’s Office reported that at approximately 3:58 p.m. Monday, their office received a call concerning a motor vehicle crash involving two motorcycles and a pickup truck on Lee Highway, just south of Hermosa Drive on Draper’s Mountain.

Both motorcyclists – Roark and Patterson – passed away as a result of their injuries. The driver of the pickup truck was transported by private vehicle to the hospital.

The incident is still under investigation.

Tuesday, Lori Caudill launched the GoFundMe page to help the families of the motorcyclists. Caudill owns Tom’s Drive-In Restaurant, where one of the victim’s wives works.

To view the GoFundMe, please visit: