Police ID Del. fatal motorcycle crash victim
NEWARK, Del. - October 16, 2011 He has been identified as 33-year-old Aaron Rydell of Middletown, Delaware. Officers were called around 5:30 a.m. Saturday to the 1900 block of Ogletown Road. A passing motorist discovered the crashed motorcycle and the driver of the bike on the side of the highway. According to investigators, Rydell was traveling eastbound on Route 273, when a curve in the road caused him to go off into the grass and strike a road sign. Continuing on the grass, Rydell was ejected from the bike and his body struck a telephone pole. He was pronounced dead at the scene. Police say Rydell was not wearing a helmet at the time of the crash.