A 24-year-old man was riding his motorcycle on Monday afternoon, Oct. 9 when he was struck by a Subaru Outback. He died after being taken to an area hospital, police said.
Police in Hopewell Township were dispatched to the intersection of Pennington-Harbourton Road and Scotch Road at about 3:20 p.m . Officers arrived on the scene and discovered that the driver of a grey Subaru Outback had struck a motorcyclist who was driving a black Honda motorcycle.
An initial investigation showed that the driver of the Subaru was traveling on Pennington-Harbourton Road attempting a left turn onto Scotch Road when the collision occurred. The investigation is ongoing.
The motorcyclist, a 24-year-old male, was transported by ambulance from the scene and was later pronounced deceased at Capital Health Medical Center in Hopewell Township.
The victim’s identity is being withheld at this time, pending next-of-kin notifications.
The crash is being investigated by Officer George Peterson and Detective Christopher Collins of the Hopewell Township Police Department, as well as Detective Salvatore Vaccaro of the Mercer County Prosecutors Office. Anyone with information about the crash should contact Detective Christopher Collins at 609-737-3100 ext. 5790.