Fatal Traffic Collision

Release Date/Time: 5/17/2013 12:02 PM

Incident: Fatal Traffic Collision

Report #: 13-050767

Date: Thursday, 5/16/2013

Time: 1:53 PM

Location: South Sanborn Road and Abbott Street

Darrell Whitehouse, 48, was riding his Yamaha V-Star (cruiser style) motorcylce n/b on Abbott Street. Witnesses said he made a right turn to n/b South Sanborn Road at a high rate of speed. A semi was making a left hand turn from s/b Sanborn into the Taylor Farms loading dock parking lot. The semi was already blocking both lanes of traffic. Whitehouse could not stop in time and slid into the semi's third axel wheel. CPR was performed at the scene but Whitehouse died later at the hospital from his injuries. 

Release Authorized by: Gerard Ross

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