Delaware State Police investigating fatal motorcycle crash in Dover

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Dover, DEDelaware State Police has identified the individual who died during a late Friday night fatal motorcycle accident as Abimael Medina-Diaz, 37, of Dover.

On November 12, 2021, at approximately 11:19 p.m., a black Ford Fusion operated by a 22-year-old male was stopped at the stop sign on Maple Dale Road at Kenton Road, anticipating turning southbound onto Kenton Road. At the same time, a 2007 Harley Davidson motorcycle operated by Abimael Medina-Diaz, was traveling northbound on Kenton Road in the area of Maple Dale Road. The driver of the Fusion pulled onto Kenton Road and began turning left, resulting in the Harley colliding with the left front fender of the vehicle. After impact, the Fusion rotated clockwise and came to rest. The motorcycle was redirected into a northwestern direction, overturned onto its right side, and came to rest along the western edge of the roadway, partially in the front yard of a private residence.

The 22-year-old Ford Fusion driver from Victorville, CA, was transported to an area hospital with minor, non-life-threatening injuries, where he was treated and released.

Medina-Diaz, was transported to an area hospital with life-threatening injuries where he died a short time later.

Anyone with information regarding this collision is asked to contact Sgt. John Wheatley with the Delaware State Police Troop 3 Collision Reconstruction Unit by calling 302-698-8451. Information may also be provided by calling Delaware Crime Stoppers at 1-800-TIP-3333 or via the internet at


Source: DE State Police Newsroom

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