TYPE OF INCIDENT: Fatal motorcycle crash
DATE & TIME OCCURRED: 10/15/16 @ 5:48 p.m.
ACCIDENT LOCATION: Strawn Road/Worley Street
VEHICLE 1: 2011 Harley Davidson motorcycle
DRIVER 1: Edward A. Rantz
Helmet use: Yes, DOT approved
Alcohol/Drug use: Unknown/pending further investigation
The crash occurred as vehicle 1, a 2011 Harley Davidson motorcycle, was traveling northbound on Strawn near Worley. Vehicle 1 ran off the roadway to the right for an unknown reason and crashed into the ditch. Driver 1 was ejected off of vehicle 1. Driver 1 was pronounced deceased at the scene of the crash.
The investigation is ongoing.
Investigating Officer: Officer Nathan Turner
Columbia Police, Traffic Unit