Motorcycle Accident Kills Man In Jefferson County

The driver was ejected from the motorcycle on Route 9 by mile marker 72

Charles Town, WV (DG) – A motorcycle crash killed a 69-year-old man Friday evening in Jefferson County, West Virginia.

The Jefferson County Sheriff’s Office responded to Route 9 near mile marker 72 shortly after 7 PM for the crash.

Police found a 2019 Harley Davidson trike operated by William Edward Morgan Sr of Harpers Ferry was traveling eastbound toward Virginia when he traveled into the median. Morgan over corrected the bike, and went off the right side of the roadway and into the into the grass where he was ejected.

Morgan was taken to the hospital where he was pronounced dead.

The accident remains under investigation.