The Maryland State Police (MSP) Forestville Barrack reported two people were killed Thursday evening, May 2 when the motorcycles they were riding collided with a van on northbound Route 301 at Short Cut Road in Brandywine. The accident occurred shortly after 11 p.m.
According to a press release from the MSP, investigators reported a Chrysler Van “was at the intersection of southbound Route 301 and Short Cut Road. The van failed to yield to oncoming traffic from northbound Route 301.” Police reported two motorcycles, one bearing Virginia tags the other Maryland tags, “struck the side of the van at the intersection.”
via Motorcyclists Killed in South PG County – Southern Maryland News.
A state Department of Transportation employee was killed Thursday morning on Highway 99 in Sutter County while on his way to a workers memorial ceremony at the state Capitol.
Dean Patton, 51, of Grass Valley was traveling with three other employees on motorcycles when he was struck by a driver at the intersection with Riego Road, just north of the Sacramento County line, said Deanna Shoopman, a Caltrans spokeswoman.
According to the California Highway Patrol, a 73-year-old Sacramento woman driving a Toyota Matrix was northbound approaching Riego Road and was slowing to make a left turn onto westbound Riego Road about 8:18 a.m.
via Caltrans worker headed to memorial killed in Highway 99 crash – Transportation – The Sacramento Bee.
Authorities said an Ozark man died Monday from injuries he sustained in a motorcycle crash last week.
Craig Bonds, 55, of Ozark, had been listed in critical condition after a wreck around 3:50 p.m. Thursday on U.S. Highway 231. According to Ozark Police Capt. Tim Hicks, a 1996 Chevrolet Lumina traveling across Claybank Avenue and collided with the motorcycle on which Bonds was traveling southbound on Highway 231.
via Ozark man dies from motorcycle crash injuries – Dothan Eagle: News.
A Delaware man was killed early Sunday in a motorcycle accident east of Chesapeake City, police said.
Daniel E. Levinsky, 29, of Middletown, was on Bethel Road, heading from Chesapeake City into Delaware when his 2011 Kawasaki Z1J motorcycle struck a utility pole, police said.
via Man dies in motorcycle crash east of Chesapeake City – Cecil Daily: Local News.
(CNN) — Journalist Mary Thom, a prominent feminist who was an editor of Ms. magazine in its early years, has died. She was 68.
Thom was killed Friday when she crashed her motorcycle on a highway in Yonkers, New York.
She helped found Ms., an influential feminist magazine, and served as an editor there for 20 years.
After leaving in 1992, she worked as editor in chief of the features section of the non-profit Women’s Media Center, which works to raise women’s visibility in the media.
“Mary was and will always be our moral compass and steady heart,” said the center’s co-founders Robin Morgan, Gloria Steinem and Jane Fonda in a statement.
via Prominent feminist Mary Thom dies in motorcycle crash – CNN.com.