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Motorcyclist Dies in Dover Crash


DOVER, Del.- Authorities are investigating a late Tuesday night motorcycle crash that claimed the life of a 34-year-old man in Dover.

Dover police said that shortly after 11 p.m., a 2001 Suzuki GSXR 750 motorcycle operated by the victim was traveling eastbound on Forrest Avenue when it struck a 2002 Mitsubishi Eclipse crossing Forrest Avenue from George Washington Drive southbound to Bennington Street. Investigators said the operator of the motorcycle struck the Mitsubishi. The motorcycle operator was transported to Kent General Hospital where he was pronounced deceased a short time later from apparent head injuries.

Police said a helmet was located near the victim, but it has not been determined if it was properly secured at the time of the crash.

The 19-year-old operator of the Mitsubishi was not injured in the collision. Police have not yet released the name of either operator.

Police that neither alcohol or drugs are not believed to have been factors in the crash, which remains under investigation.

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