Fatality Collision (Press Release)

by Traffic Division, Saturday, July 29, 2017, 05:35 (634 days ago)

On July 29th, 2017 at approximately 1:31am, the Abilene Police Department received a call of a major motor vehicle collision in approximately the 700 block of S. Danville. The initial investigation indicates that a motorcycle was northbound in the 800 block of S. Danville and failed to negotiate a curve. The motorcycle entered the grass median and the rider lost control, striking a sign post. The rider of the motorcycle was pronounced deceased at the scene by Justice of the Peace Mike McAuliffe.

The identity of the deceased is being withheld pending next of kin notification. The rider is not believed to have been wearing a helmet at the time of the collision and it is not known at this time if alcohol is a factor. The investigation is ongoing by officers of the Traffic Division.

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