- Associated Press - Monday, June 30, 2014

PHENIX CITY, Ala. (AP) - Authorities in Russell County, Alabama say a 12-year-old boy has died in a motorcycle crash.

Deputy Coroner Lawman Davis tells WTVM-TV (https://bit.ly/VzDO25 ) Christopher Haywood died Friday afternoon after the crash in Phenix City, Alabama. Authorities say the boy appears to have died of blunt force head trauma.

Davis says the 34-year-old driver of the motorcycle was also hospitalized at the Midtown Medical Center in Columbus, Georgia. Authorities say the driver told investigators there was a problem with the motorcycle’s throttle.

Authorities say the crash is under investigation.


Copyright © 2018 The Washington Times, LLC.

The Washington Times Comment Policy

The Washington Times welcomes your comments on Spot.im, our third-party provider. Please read our Comment Policy before commenting.

 

Click to Read More and View Comments

Click to Hide