Benefit ride planned for Jesup motorcycle crash victims
436 Eastbound lanes shut down for 5 hours UPDATED10:30 AM EDT Jun 28, 2013 View Large Photos A fatal crash in Seminole County on eastbound Interstate 4 closed the roadway for five hours early Friday morning. Related Get breaking news alerts sent to your email The crash happened shortly after 2 a.m. near State Road 436. Timothy Lea, 44, of Sanford was killed when the front of his motorcycle hit the back of a tractor-trailer driven by 52-year-old Aaron Fish, according to the Florida Highway Patrol. Troopers said a witness stopped to help Lea when 19-year-old Brandon Henry tried to avoid the crash scene, but struck the motorcycle and overturned as it left the roadway. Seminole County sheriff's deputies and the Florida Highway Patrol reopened the roadway at 7 a.m. Officials said the crash remains under investigation. Police are also investigating a separate crash, involving a car and a scooter, at State Road 436 and Wymore Road. The driver of the scooter was listed in extremely critical condition at a local hospital.
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Most Popular StoriesMost Popular Stories More>> Updated: Saturday, June 29 2013 11:00 AM EDT2013-06-29 15:00:15 GMT (RNN) - If you need advice on how to weather a terrible storm, just ask Thomas Jefferson. Obviously, you can't literally ask him, but you can ask his statue. Confused yet? Washington Post storm chaser Thomas Jefferson has something to show you, and it will blow you away. Updated: Saturday, June 29 2013 11:12 AM EDT2013-06-29 15:12:07 GMT A Chicago man who has spent 20 years in prison on a double-murder conviction will be released after a new investigation. A Chicago man who has spent 20 years in prison on a double-murder conviction will be released after a new investigation.
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1 dead in Jefferson County motorcycle crash
He died Sunday at Richmond University Medical Center. By Shane Dixon Kavanaugh / NEW YORK DAILY NEWS Tuesday, June 25, 2013, 9:46 AM Comment Albans, Michael Detective Paul Lipka is seen in 2005 during funeral services for his partner, Dillon Stewart, who was killed during a traffic stop in East Flatbush. An off-duty cop involved in a horrific motorcycle accident in Staten Island on Friday has died from his injuries, police sources said. NYPD Detective Paul Lipka, 40, slammed into a 2009 Nissan that turned suddenly in front of his motorcycle near the lawman's home Friday morning, sources said. RELATED: EX-PARTNER OF COP KILLED IN THE LINE OF DUTY STRUCK BY CAR He died Sunday, after fighting for his life for nearly 48 hours at Richmond University Medical Center, a police source said. Lipka, a 12-year veteran assigned to the NYPD's Brooklyn warrant squad, was the former partner of Officer Dillon Stewart, who was killed by his side during a traffic stop in 2005.
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Motorcycle Crash on Interstate 57
Louis Hospital with serious injuries. He says both were wearing helmets, and it's likely that helmet saved the woman's life. UPDATED SATURDAY, JUNE 29, 3:47 p.m. MT. VERNON -- Jefferson County Coroner Eddie Joe Marks says one person has died as a result of the crash. The victim's identity isn't being released at this time. ORIGINAL STORY MT. VERNON -- Illinois State Police are responding to a motorcycle accident on Interstate 57 in Jefferson County.
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NYPD detective dies after off-duty motorcycle crash in Staten Island
It happened just after 9:30 Saturday night on Dubuque Road in Black Hawk County. More >> Two people are injured and another is in custody after an accident involving a motorcycle and a pick-up truck. It happened just after 9:30 Saturday night on Dubuque Road in Black Hawk County. More >> BLACK HAWK COUNTY (KWWL) - A memorial ride will be held in July to show support for injured motorcycle crash victim Derek Martie ofJesup and his girlfriend, Katlyn "Kate" Leekley, who died of injuries she sustained in the crash. According to police, the two were riding a motorcycle along Dubuque Road in Black Hawk County when a man swerved over the center line and crashed into them, sending them into a ditch. Investigators have charged 22-year old Bryan Cornwell of Oelwein with operating while intoxicated and vehicular homicide. Meanwhile, friends have organized a benefit ride/cruise for Martie and Leekley on July 20. It will start at 11 a.m.
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