Middle Township Police have posted on Facebook about a fatal motorcycle crash that took place at 7:25 pm Saturday, Aug. 7 in the Dias Creek section of the township.

According to police, their investigation found that George Loomis, Jr., 67, was traveling west on Indian Trail (CR618) on his motorcycle Saturday evening.  As he approached the intersection with Route 47 in Dias Creek, Loomis lost control of the motorcycle, causing the bike to lay down and slide across Route 47, where it struck a guard rail.

Police say several bystanders attempted to render aid to Loomis before Middle Township Rescue arrived and continued to give Loomis life-saving efforts.

Loomis was transported to Cape Regional Medical Center where he was pronounced dead.

Police report that the weather and road conditions appear to have been a contributing factor in the crash. It had been raining lightly at the time of the crash.

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