Monday, April 20, 2009

Motorcycle racing and walking are dangerous

Frederick motorcyclist killed in crash may have been racing
The Associated Press
7:24 AM EDT, April 20, 2009
Maryland State Police said a motorcyclist killed in a crash over the weekend was apparently racing another motorcycle.Police said Frank John Chamberlain of Frederick and another motorcyclist were traveling north on state Route 85 Saturday and appeared to be racing, The Frederick News-Post reports.Police said Chamberlain hit a Nissan Sentra as it crossed Route 85 from the Point Plaza and he was thrown from the motorcycle.Chamberlain was taken to Frederick Memorial Hospital, where he later died.

The driver of the Sentra and her passenger were not injured.Police are looking for the rider of the second motorcycle, who fled the scene.

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