Motorcycle crash fatality

HENDRY COUNTY — A Moore Haven man died from injuries sustained in an April 1 crash.

A Florida Highway Patrol (FHP) press release stated that at approximately 10 p.m. a 2008 Honda GoldWing motorcycle operated by Walter Lewis, 71, of Moore Haven, was traveling westbound on U.S. 27 just east of State Road 80 in Hendry County. As the motorcycle entered the right curve it entered the south grass median. The motorcycle overturned projecting Mr. Lewis from the motorcycle. The motorcycle came to a final rest in the grass median.

It was reported that Mr. Lewis died from injuries sustained in the crash.

Mr. Lewis was not wearing a helmet.

The accident was investigated by Corporal Rhian Sutherland, Crash Investigator and Homicide Investigator.

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