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Man, 74, Dead After Laurel Motorcycle Crash

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LAUREL, Del.- Delaware State Police are investigating a motorcycle crash in Laurel that left a 74-year-old man dead.

Police said the crash happened at around 2:15 p.m. Saturday on Shiloh Church Road near Chipmans Pond Road. According to police, the driver of a 2002 Cadillac Deville was turning left onto Shiloh Church Road when he collided with a westbound 2005 Harley Davidson motorcycle.

Troopers said the driver of the motorcycle, 74-year-old Donald A. Elzey of Laurel, suffered multiple traumatic injuries and was taken to Nanticoke Memorial Hospital where he was pronounced dead. Police said the driver of the Cadillac, identified as 29-year-old Bart A. Bradley of Salisbury, Md., was properly restrained and not injured.

Police said a preliminary investigation has indicated that Elzey was wearing a helmet at the time of the crash. Alcohol and speed are not believed to be factors in the accident, investigators said.

Shiloh Church Road was closed between SR 24 and Chipmans Pond Road for approximately three hours while the crash was investigated and cleared.

Police said an investigation is ongoing and no charges have been filed pending the conclusion of the investigation.

 

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