Apr 11, 2013 4:48 AM
A man died in a motorcycle accident in Shelby County Wednesday evening.
Police say Steven A. Ball, 40, of Crestwood, was riding west along Aiken Road about four miles west of Simpsonville just before 8 p.m. when he failed to negotiate a curve. Ball lost control of his motorcycle and slammed into a road sign. He was declared dead at the scene.
Police say excessive speed was a factor in the crash.