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[UPDATE] LCSO Deputies Investigate Fatal Crash

By: LCSO Release
By: LCSO Release

[UPDATE] 10-14 12:00PM --

Funeral services have now been set for a woman killed in a collision with a motorcycle Sunday, October 10 on the St. Marks Bike Trail.

Leon Sheriff's Deputies say 35-year-old Dikeesha Johnson was walking in the crosswalk when she was struck.. and the motorcyclist also died.

Services for Dikeesha Johnson are at 11a.m this Saturday, Oct 16, at Friendship Primitive Baptist Church on Putnam Drive in Tallahassee.

Johnson, who once worked in the news department at WCTV, had a real love of books.

To honor her, you can donate children's books in lieu of flowers to Apalachee Elementary School.

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*** UPDATE 10-11-2010 ***

The Leon County Sheriff's Office continues to investigate this accident and have yet to determine whether or not drugs or alcohol played any part. Authorities did tell WCTV though that Toney Kilpatrick was not wearing a helmet at the time of the accident.

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Tallahassee, Florida --

On Sunday, October 10, 2010 the Leon County Sheriff’s Office responded to a motorcycle crash near the intersection of South Adams Street and Four Points Way. When they arrived, deputies discovered
two people critically injured. LCSO’s Traffic Homicide Unit responded and conducted the investigation, which included conducting witness interviews, forensic examinations and the reconstruction of the
scene.

Witnesses stated Toney Kilpatrick, 38, was operating a green Kawasaki 125cc motorcycle northbound on the St. Marks Bike Trail. Near the intersection of the bike trail and Four Points Way, the motorcycle struck a culvert. After striking the culvert, the motorcycle struck Dikeesha Johnson, 35. Johnson was a pedestrian in the crosswalk at the intersection.

Both Kilpatrick and Johnson were transported to Tallahassee Memorial Hospital where they later died as a result of the injuries sustained in the crash.

The full press release is attached above.


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