Six killed in motorcycle-related accidents during Daytona Bike Week

Six people died in accidents involving motorcycles during Bike Week, authorities said.

Also, many bikers suffered serious injuries and were taken as trauma alerts to Halifax Health Medial Center, officials said.

In addition to the six deaths, Bike Week this year, March 5-14 saw multiple motorcycle riders seriously injured in accidents.

Injury and trauma-case figures were not yet available Tuesday morning, but Halifax Health Medical Center spokesman John Guthrie said: “It may be a record-breaking week, unfortunately.”

The fifth Bike Week death occurred in Daytona Beach at 5:27 a.m. on Sunday, the last day of the event. The victim was a 39-year-old woman from Seabrook, New Hampshire, said Daytona Beach police spokesman Messod Bendayan.

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