Motorcycle crash claims life of Florence man

The Oct. 2 accident was on River Road between Neck Road and the Florence Township border

The following information was provided by the Burlington Township Police Department.

At approximately 4:18 p.m. on Wednesday, Oct. 2, the Burlington Township Police Department responded to the area of River Road between Neck Road and the Florence Township border for a motor vehicle collision involving a motorcycle.

Upon arrival, officers discovered that Lenn Grant, a 39-year-old male from Florence, was traveling northbound on River Road when his yellow 2004 Harley FXS motorcycle struck a grey 2018 Hyundai Elantra that was making a left turn out of 1804 River Road onto southbound River Road.  Grant sustained traumatic injuries during the collision and was pronounced dead on the scene.

The initial investigation revealed that, prior to the collision, Grant was operating his motorcycle erratically and at high speeds. Additionally, he was in the process of illegally passing slower moving northbound vehicles when he struck the Hyundai. The driver of the Hyundai remained on scene and cooperated with investigating officers.

This collision is still under investigation by members of the Burlington Township Police Department Traffic Safety Unit and the Burlington Township Police Department Investigations Bureau. No charges have been issued at this time.

The Burlington Township Police Department requests that witnesses and individuals with information pertinent to this investigation contact either Traffic Safety Unit Officer Ryan O’Farrell at (609) 386-2019 or rofarrell110@burltwppd.com or Investigations Bureau Det. Frank Bremer at (609) 239-5865 or fbremer96@burltwppd.com.