On August 13 at 1:32 PM, investigators with the Crash Investigation Unit responded to the area of Joplin Rd. near Mile Marker 18 in Triangle (22134) to investigate a crash involving a motorcycle. The investigation revealed the operator of 2013 Harley Davidson 883 Sportster motorcycle was traveling southbound on Joplin Rd. with a group of other riders. As the motorcycle approached the above area, the operator failed to negotiate a sharp curve in the roadway and traveled over the double yellow lines before leaving the roadway and striking a tree. Rescue personnel arrived on scene and ground transported the motorcycle operator to an area hospital where she later died as a result of her injuries sustained in the crash. No additional vehicles were involved in the crash.
Identified: The deceased operator of 2013 Harley Davidson 883 Sportster was identified as Brooke Allyson SHAMBECK, 56, of Oakton