Motorcycle crashes spike in Delaware

DOVER, Del. (WPVI) -- Highway safety officials in Delaware are sounding the alarm about a recent spike in deaths from motorcycle crashes in the first state.

Since January 1st of this year, there have been 6 motorcycle fatalities.

All of those happened this month and all of the victims were under the age of 42.

There have also been 32 non-fatal motorcycle crashes since the beginning of the year.

Bikers are encouraged to maintain safer speeds, wear helmets and maintain a safe distance behind vehicles.
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