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Delaware State Police

Superintendent Colonel Nathaniel McQueen Jr.

Troopers Investigate Fatal Motorcycle Crash West of Camden

Date Posted: Sunday, August 21st, 2016

Presented by the Director of Public Information Sergeant Richard D. Bratz

Camden, DE – The Delaware State Police Collision Reconstruction Unit is investigating a fatal crash which occurred west of Camden.

The incident occurred sometime between 8:30 p.m. Saturday August 13, 2016 and 7:34 p.m. Saturday, August 20, 2016, as William H. Ebert, 47 of Felton, was operating a 2005 Suzuki GX6 motorcycle eastbound on Henry Cowgill Road attempting to negotiate a left curve. Ebert drove off the south side of the road along the contour of a small ditch before striking an embankment. He continued through the front yard before traveling between two trees and entering a thicket of tall grass and weeds. Ebert continued through the thicket where he was ejected from the motorcycle. Ebert had been reported missing since August 13, 2016.

William H. Ebert, who was wearing a helmet, was pronounced dead at the scene.

The Delaware State Police Collision Reconstruction Unit is continuing their investigation into this incident. Henry Cowgill Road in the area of the crash was closed for approximately two hours while the crash was investigated and cleared.

Released: 082116 0841




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