1 dead after motorcycle crash off Loop 289, I-27

1 dead after motorcycle crash off Loop 289, I-27
Lubbock Police along I-27 service road. (Ryan Crowe/KCBD)

LUBBOCK, Texas (KCBD) - Lubbock Police are investigating a fatal Monday-evening motorcycle crash along the service road of north I-27 near the South Loop 289 flyover. Police have now identified 56-year-old Benjamin Perry as the victim in the crash.

The accident happened just before 8:30 p.m. Monday.

An initial investigation shows Perry was traveling north on the I-27 access road, lost control and went off the road, according to a Lubbock Police Department news release. Perry was thrown off the motorcycle and was pronounced dead at the scene.

At the moment, investigators believe speed was a factor in this crash. However, the circumstances surrounding this crash are still under investigation.

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