Motorcycle accident leaves 1 person dead


Early Sunday morning, Amarillo police officers were dispatched to the 7100 block of I-27 southbound on a motorcycle crash.

A 2004 Harley Davidson motorcycle driven by Micah Andrew Neuhaus, 30, had been southbound on I-27 exiting at the Bell St exit. Neuhaus lost control of his motorcycle. He ended up in ditch where he struck a culvert.

Neuhaus died at the scene as a result of injuries received in the collision.

Justice of the Peace J. Tracy Byrd has ordered an autopsy.

Neuhaus was not wearing a helmet. Speed and alcohol are believed to be factors in this collision.

 The incident is being investigated by the Traffic Investigation Squad of the Amarillo Police Department.

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