Motorcyclist dies in hospital days after central Abilene crash


ABILENE, Texas (KTAB/KRBC) – A motorcyclist has been pronounced dead days after he crashed in central Abilene.

James Lee Park, 48, of Mississippi, was pronounced dead at Hendrick Medical Center Wednesday, three days after he crashed near the intersection of Westwood Street and North First Street.

Abilene police say Park was riding his bike down North First Street when he lost control just after 11:00 p.m.

He struck a curb then was thrown from his bike, landing in the middle of the street.

The crash report reveals, “he was wearing a helmet at the time of impact but it dislodged during the crash.”

Investigators believe alcohol may have played a factor in this fatal crash.

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