An 18-year-old motorcyclist lost his life tragically on Thursday when he crashed into a parked 4×4 vehicle after losing control of his motorcycle.
The dead youth has been identified as Elijah Profitt of Craig Street, Campbellville.
The deadly incident took place in the same street where the youth lived. In surveillance recording of the accident, the young man could be seen speeding on the motorcycle and losing control, pitching into the parked vehicle, and flipping off the motorcycle.
A police statement said the 18-year-old was not wearing a helmet at the time of the crash. The police report noted that he suffered injuries to his head and other parts of the body.
He was taken to the hospital where doctors pronounced him dead on arrival. A post-mortem examination is to be conducted on his body.
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