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Maplewood Bike Store Owner Killed in Motorcycle Crash in South Orange

By rlsmetro on

Authorities in South Orange are investigating a motorcycle crash that killed a man on Friday.

According to police, at approximately 11:40 p.m. South Orange Police Officers responded to a 9-1-1 call of a single-vehicle crash involving a motorcycle and its lone driver in the area of Elm Ct on South Orange Ave.

Officials said officers arrived and found an unresponsive male identified as Mr. Danny Ives, lying in the eastbound lanes of South Orange Ave near the motorcycle, a 2005 Ducati and adjacent to the old main gate to Seton Hall University.

Emergency respinders performed unsuccessful life-saving measures, but Ives died at 12:15 am on 9-5-20 at University Hospital.

The preliminary investigation appears the victim had been traveling West on South Orange Ave before coming to a rest in the eastbound lanes. The crash is still actively being investigated at this time.

If any individual or individuals have any information regarding this incident, please contact the South Orange Police Department’s Detective Bureau at (973)763-3000 x. 7788