Victim Identified In Fatal Jacksonville Motorcycle Accident

The Jacksonville Police Department has identified the person who died in a motorcycle accident as 23-year-old Devan Hemby of Jacksonville.

The accident happened just after nine Saturday morning.

Police say Hemby was traveling northeast on Gardenview Drive when he lost control near Sioux Drive.

Police say the motorcycle went off the road, struck a tree, and Hemby was ejected.

He was transported to Onslow Memorial Hospital where he died from his injuries.

PREVIOUS STORY:

Police say one person is dead, after they wrecked their motorcycle Saturday morning.

Jacksonville Police were called to the scene around 9:15 a.m. The investigation revealed that a 2002 Yahama FZS 1000 motorcycle was traveling northeast on Gardenview Drive when the driver lost control near Sioux Drive.

Police say the motorcycle went off the road, struck a tree, and that the driver was ejected. They were transported to Onslow Memorial Hospital, where they died from their injuries.

The name of the motorcyclist is being withheld, pending notification of family members. The crash remains under investigation.




 
We encourage commenting on our stories to give you a chance to express your opinion. We rely upon the online community to report abuse. Repeat violators may be banned from posting comments. CLICK HERE for the witn.com guidelines for posting comments.
powered by Disqus