CONTACT: Chief Wayne Kline, DNREC Division of Parks & Recreation Natural Resources Police, 302-739-9221
DNREC Natural Resources Police, Delaware State Police seek witnesses
to fatal motorcycle accident Thursday at Cape Henlopen State Park
LEWES (June 13, 2015) – DNREC Division of Parks & Recreation Natural Resources Police are asking anyone who might have witnessed a motorcycle accident Thursday evening at Cape Henlopen State Park that later claimed the life of a New York City man to come forward with information about the crash.
Wyatt L. Neumann, 42, was on a Harley Davidson XL1200X traveling southbound on Cape Henlopen Drive near the main beach pavilion when he suddenly lost control and fell off the motorcycle, striking his head on the pavement, according to DNREC Natural Resources Police and the Delaware State Police Collision Reconstruction Unit.
Neumann, who was not wearing a helmet, sustained massive head trauma in the accident that happened at about 8:30 p.m. inside the park. He was initially transported to Beebe Medical Center by ambulance, then flown to Christiana Hospital by DSP’s aviation unit. He was pronounced dead at Christiana Hospital Friday afternoon.
Anyone who may have witnessed the accident or who might have seen Neumann operating his motorcycle in Cape Henlopen State Park before it occurred Thursday evening is asked to contact Sgt. Tony Mendez of DSP’s Collision Reconstruction Unit at 302-703-3269 or Cpl. Dylon Parks of Division of Parks & Recreation Natural Resources Police at 302-227-2800, ext. 107.
Vol. 45, No. 194