29 year old Jacob died from his injuries after his motorcycle crashed on I-275 in Kenton County. Police say he had attempted to avoid a separate crash.
Jacob Rice death:
Jacob was killed in a motorcycle crash that snagged traffic on eastbound I-275 in Northern Kentucky on Tuesday morning.
Fort Wright police had responded to eastbound Interstate 275 near Madison Pike at 7:17 a.m. for a crash involving three vehicles and a motorcycle.
It is said that Jacob, who was on a motorcycle, tried to avoid rear-ending a car in front of him when he ‘”lost control” and hit the guard rail.
Fort Wright police said Jacob stopped quickly to avoid one of the stopped vehicles only to slid into a guardrail. No other injuries were reported
Hamilton County Coroner identified the motorcyclist as Jacob Rice, 28, of Burlington.
He was taken to University of Cincinnati Medical Center via Air Care. He was pronounced dead at UC.
The crash closed the eastbound lanes of I-275 for several hours. The interstate has since reopened.
The motorcyclist flown from the scene of a Tuesday morning crash has died, according to Fort Wright Police Chief Marc Schworer.
The 29-year-old victim died at the hospital.
Fort Wright police responded to eastbound Interstate 275 near Madison Pike at 7:17 a.m. for a crash involving three vehicles and a motorcycle.
The man on the motorcycle stopped quickly to avoid one of the stopped vehicles, Fort Wright police told WCPO. The motorcyclist slid into a guardrail. No other injuries were reported.
The Kenton County Police Serious Traffic Accident Reconstruction Unit is assisting Fort Wright police with the investigation. Any witnesses to the crash are asked to call Fort Wright police at 859-331-2191.
May his soul rest in perfect peace.
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