Local

Man Dead After Motorcycle Hits Box Truck

View Comments
police lights

ANNAPOLIS, Md. (AP) — A 27-year-old La Plata man is dead after his motorcycle collided with a box truck.

Police in Anne Arundel County say they were dispatched Saturday at 5:40 a.m. to Maryland Route 100 near the Baltimore-Washington Parkway. Police say witnesses reported the motorcycle, driven by James Garrett Henderson, was traveling at what appeared to be a high rate of speed. The motorcycle changed lanes and struck the rear of the box truck. Officials transported Henderson to a hospital where he died.

Police say a preliminary investigation shows that speed is a contributing factor in the collision.

The driver of the box truck, 55-year-old William Ramierz of Germantown, and his passenger were not injured.

(Copyright 2013 by The Associated Press. All Rights Reserved.)

View Comments
blog comments powered by Disqus
Follow

Get every new post delivered to your Inbox.

Join 3,439 other followers