The Clewiston News

Motorcycle crash kills Moore Haven man

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

A Florida Highway Patrol news 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 went off the road into the south grass median, and then 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. He had not been wearing a helmet.

The accident was investigated by Corporal Rhian Sutherland, crash investigator and homicide investigator.