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Updated: Police ID Motorcyclist Killed in Lewes Crash

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Emergency officials investigate Monday evening's crash scene in Lewes.  (Photo credit: Dennis Layton) Emergency officials investigate Monday evening's crash scene in Lewes. (Photo credit: Dennis Layton)
LEWES, Del.- Delaware State Police have released the name of a motorcyclist killed in a Monday evening crash in Lewes. 

Troopers identified the victim as 48-year-old Bryan L. Angle, of Pocopson, Pa. 

Troopers said the accident happened around 6:30 p.m. as Brian J. Donohue, 49, of Ocean View, was operating a 2001 Chevrolet Silverado pickup truck southbound on Mulberry Knoll Road and approaching the intersection with John J. Williams Highway. Police said Donohue failed to remain stopped at the stop sign and entered into the intersection and into the path of a 1992 Harley-Davidson motorcycle being operated by Angle, who was traveling westbound on SR24. Angle, who police said was not wearing a helmet, attempted to avoid the collision by applying his brakes. Troopers said Angle's bike struck the left side of the pickup truck, ejecting him into the roadway where he was pronounced dead due to multiple traumatic injuries.

Donohue was properly restrained and uninjured in the crash, according to investigators.

Troopers said the Delaware State Police Collision Reconstruction Unit is continuing its investigation into this incident and alcohol is believed to be a factor on behalf of Donohue. Charges are pending the conclusion of the investigation, police said. 

SR24 was closed for two hours as the crash was investigated and cleared.

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