October 13, 2009 – Scott Coop, 27 years old from Fall River, Massachusetts, has died as a result of serious personal injuries sustained in a motorcycle crash on Sunday. The accident occurred on Route 79 south in Fall River just after 2:30 p.m.
According to police, Coop lost control of his motorcycle shortly after entering Route 79 from the Brightman Street on-ramp. After losing control, Coop traveled across all three lanes of traffic before colliding with the median. Coop was pronounced dead at the scene.
The Massachusetts State Police are investigating the crash but have indicated that speed may have played a factor.