News: Motorcyclist killed in single-vehicle in Lakeland

LAKELAND, FL – Police in Lakeland are investigating a crash that killed a 53-year-old motorcyclist on Saturday afternoon, reports WTSP.

The victim, identified as Darry Townsend, was riding a Kawasaki motorcycle in the area of North Lincoln Avenue and 2nd Street when he lost control shortly after 4 p.m.

According to police, the motorcycle struck a curb and Townsend was thrown from the bike. He then crashed into a chain-link fence. Rescuers attempted life-saving measures at the scene but Townsend was pronounced dead after being transported to Lakeland Regional Health.

North Lincoln Avenue was shut down for about three hours while investigators were processing the scene of the crash.

If you have been injured or a loved one has died in a motorcycle accident, it is important to discuss your legal options with an experienced attorney. One of the dedicated Lakeland Motorcycle Accident Lawyers at Kemp, Ruge & Green Law Group can speak with you about your situation and what steps you may be able to take to seek financial compensation for your losses. To speak with us about your individual case, you can get started with a free consultation, which you can schedule by calling us at 727-325-5512 or submitting a contact form.

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