Speed Factor In Motorcycle Fatality

A motorcycle crash has claimed the life of a local man.

Amarillo Police Department, Officers were called to a crash involving a motorcycle in a parking lot in the 4500 block of South Washington Street at 11:58 a.m.

60-year-old Kenneth Ray Morris was eastbound on Southwest 46th Street going towards Washington when he turned into a parking lot

Morris then drove through the area at a high rate of speed and performed a wheelie and then lost control of the Kawasaki Ninja motorcycle and struck a wooden utility pole.

Kenneth Morris died at the scene due to injuries suffered from the crash and he was wearing a helmet at the time.

The incident is being handled by the Traffic Investigation Squad of the Amarillo Police Department.


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