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Traffic Crash - Fatality
Tuesday, April 02, 2013

UPDATE:  21 year old Zytavius Zikeem Prise has been identified as the driver/victim of this crash






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Traffic Crash - Fatality

Incident Date:


Incident Description:

Motorcycle T/A- Fatal

Incident Time:

7:49:00 PM

Incident Location:

2000 block of Carmel Drive

Incident Summary:

A single vehicle traffic accident has closed the 2000 block of Carmel Drive. The Police Department was notified of the single vehicle motorcycle accident at 7:49 pm. Responding officers found a lone rider of the motorcycle had been thrown off the bike, landing in the driveway of a residence. Medical was already on scene and determined that the rider was deceased. The preliminary investigation has determined that the rider was north bound on Carmel Drive and failed to negotiate a slight right hand turn in the roadway. The rider dropped the bike prior to striking the curb. Speed may be a factor in the accident. It is not known if alcohol was involved. The Major Accident Unit is continuing the investigation.