Fatal Crash Involves Motorcycle

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The Delaware State Police Collision Reconstruction Unit is currently investigating a fatal crash that occurred within Milford city limits. The incident occurred around 10:24 p.m. Sunday evening as Jeffrey A. White was operating a 2003 Harley-Davidson motorcycle southbound on South DuPont Highway (US113), north of Marvel Road at a high rate a speed. According to police, as White approached slower moving traffic, he began making aggressive passing maneuvers. Brian L. Williams was operating a 2004 Chevrolet Blazer southbound on US113 in the left lane when the motorcycle began to pass and change lanes from the right to the left lane striking the Blazer’s right front fender. The motorcycle overturned and ejected White onto the roadway where he was pronounced dead. The Blazer made an abrupt turn to the left after the impact and entered into the median where it overturned onto its left side. Brian Williams, who was properly restrained, was not injured in the crash. Police state that it is unknown whether drugs or alcohol were a factor on behalf of Jeffrey White. He was wearing a helmet at the time of the crash. The State Police Collision Reconstruction Unit was contacted by Milford PD to assume the investigation into this crash. US113 southbound was closed for approximately 5 hours while the incident was investigated and cleared. If anyone may have witnessed this incident, they are asked to contact Master Corporal K. Argo at 302-644-5020 ext. 117 or by utilizing the Delaware State Police Mobile Crime Tip Application available to download at: http://www.delaware.gov/apps/. Information may also be provided by calling Delaware Crime Stoppers at 1-800-TIP-3333, via the internet at www.tipsubmit.com, or by sending an anonymous tip by text to 274637 (CRIMES) using the keyword “DSP.”