Police: Motorcyclist killed in Brookville crash; driver charged with DWI

According to detectives, a 21-year-old female was driving a 2017 Ford sedan northbound on Cedar Swamp Road when she lost control of the vehicle causing it to flip over and strike a telephone pole.

News 12 Staff

Jun 16, 2022, 11:07 AM

Updated 677 days ago

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Police say a motorcyclist was killed in a Brookville crash early this morning. 
According to detectives, a 21-year-old female was driving a 2017 Ford sedan northbound on Cedar Swamp Road when she lost control of the vehicle causing it to flip over and strike a telephone pole. The downed police caused a hazardous condition with the wires down.   
Police say within a few minutes, a 33-year-old man operating a 2006 Honda motorcycle northbound on Cedar Swamp Road became entangled in the wires causing him to fall off his motorcycle.   
The male victim, 33, was pronounced dead at the scene.   
Police say responding officers observed the female driver to have slurred speech, bloodshot eyes and an odor of alcohol emanated from her breath.   
The woman was placed under arrest without incident and was transported to a hospital for treatment of her injuries.   
The female driver is charged with DWI and vehicular manslaughter.   


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