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Blue Ridge Parkway motorcycle crash leaves Weaverville man dead

A Weaverville man died July 31 in a single-vehicle collision on his motorcycle on the Blue Ridge Parkway, according to a statement from the National Park Service.

Shawn Emory, 38, of Weaverville, the motorcycle driver, was pronounced dead later that day at a “local hospital,” the news release said. 

Parkway dispatchers received a report at 9:30 a.m. July 31 of a single motor vehicle collision involving a motorcycle near Milepost 398, near the Chestnut Cove Overlook about 5 miles south of Asheville at the N.C. 191/Brevard Road intersection.

When rangers arrived on the scene, according to the news release, they “observed the motorcycle laying on its side near the guard rail.”

According to the Park Service, a preliminary investigation shows that Emory was traveling southbound in an uphill curve when he lost control and overcorrected. The motorcycle left the road and struck the guard rail. Emory was ejected from the

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Motorcycle crash in Clinton County claims 1 life

CLINTON COUNTY, Ind. — A 20-year-old man is dead after crashing his motorcycle on a winding section of road in Clinton County on Sunday afternoon.

Leonardo Hernandez Jimenez, 20, of Frankfort died on the scene as a result of his injuries.

Hernandez was an active member of the United States Army National Guard.   

According to the Clinton County Sheriff’s Department, Hernandez was traveling with two other motorcycles on State Road 38 heading west through a stretch of road that curves twice near County Road 500 South and County Road 450 East.

Investigators believe Hernandez went off the north side of the roadway while entering the second curve and struck a concrete drainage culvert.

Police say Hernandez was wearing a helmet at the time of the crash and was the sole occupant on the motorcycle. Speed is believed to be a factor in the crash.

“This is another tragic event that

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National Guardsman dies in Clinton County motorcycle crash

Leonardo Hernandez Jimenez, 20, of Frankfort, died in a crash on a road that splits into two nearly 90 degree turns, the sheriff’s office said.

CLINTON COUNTY, Ind. — A 20-year-old man died Sunday in a motorcycle crash on State Road 38 in Clinton County. Authorities say he was an active member of the National Guard.

Leonardo Hernandez Jimenez, 20, of Frankfort, was the lead motorcycle in a group of three who were traveling westbound on State Road 38 East. 

At around 3 p.m., the Clinton County Sheriff’s Office said dispatch began receiving 911 calls reporting a single-vehicle motorcycle crash with injuries near State Road 38, County Road 500 South, and County Road 450 East. In this area, State Road 38 turns into two nearly 90 degree turns, with County Road 500 South running east and County Road 450 East running south, the sheriff’s office explained. 

Deputies went to the

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Witness to fatal motorcycle crash said driver lost control, vehicle flipped – The Advocate-Messenger

A fatal motorcycle wreck in Boyle County on Thursday night resulted in the death of Ryan Turner, 29, of Harrodsburg.

Boyle County Sheriff’s Office Chief Deputy Chris Stratton said witness Steven Turner, who was a fellow motorcyclist, along with Ryan Turner when the accident happened, said Ryan Turner was attempting to pass a car when his motorcycle began wobbling, and then he hit the curb and wrecked.

“He was thrown,” Stratton said. “The motorcycle flipped several times.”

Boyle County Deputy Coroner and Director of Emergency Management Mike Wilder said EMS was dispatched to the scene at 9:46 p.m.

The accident took place just 100 yards west of the “Welcome to Perryville” sign on U.S. Highway 150 West, so it happened just outside of Perryville city limits, said Perryville Fire Department Chief Anthony Young.

Stratton said when responders got to the scene they found Ryan Turner lying in the grass about

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