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Single Vehicle Fatality Involving a Motorcycle Investigated

For Immediate Release: Friday, July 13, 2012

Detectives from the Collision Reconstruction Unit (CRU) are investigating a fatal collision involving a motorcycle that occurred last night.

At approximately 10:22 p.m., officers from the 6th District and Fire/Rescue personnel responded to East Village Avenue and Doubleland Road for the report of a collision.  Upon arrival, officers found an unconscious male and a black and burgundy Honda CB 750 in the roadway.

Further investigation revealed that the 46-year-old male operator of the motorcycle had been eastbound on East Village Avenue as he approached Doubleland Road.  For reasons still under investigation, the motorcycle struck the left-side curb of the median after crossing over Doubleland Road.  The motorcycle left the roadway and struck a tree in the median.  The 46-year-old male was seriously injured and succumbed to his injuries at the scene.  His identity will be released after family has been notified.

Detectives are continuing to investigate this collision and are asking anyone with information to contact them at 301.840.2435.  Callers may remain anonymous.



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Release ID: 12-156
Media Contact: mcpnews 
Categories: press-releases