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Famous People Who Died in Motorcycle Accidents

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List of famous people who died in motorcycle accidents, including photos, birthdates, professions, and other information. These celebrities who died in motorcycle wrecks are listed alphabetically and include the famous motorcycle accident victims’ hometowns and biographical info about them when available. List features Chad Woolery, Adam C. Taylor and more. These notable motorcycle accident deaths include modern and long-gone famous men and women, from politicians to religious leaders to writers. Everyone on this list has motorcycle accident as a cause of death somewhere in their public records, even if it was just one contributing factor for their death. (17 Items)
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    T. E. Lawrence is probably most well-known by his nickname "Lawrence of Arabia," and the biographical film of the same name. He was a British officer who fought against the Ottoman Empire in the Arab Revolt. Even after avoiding death in war, he still managed to meet his maker in a tragic motorcycle accident after swerving to avoid a boy on a bicycle.



    Profession: Military Officer, Writer
    Born: 1888
    Birthplace: Tremadog, United Kingdom
    Died: 1935
    Cause Of Death: Traffic collision, Motorcycle accident
    Place Of Death: Clouds Hill, United Kingdom
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    Duane Allman was one half of the 1970s rock band The Allman Brothers until his untimely death at age 24. On October 21, 1971, Allman swerved out of the way of a truck which stopped suddenly. His motorcycle shot up in the air and landed on him, crushing him to death. The band continues to perform with the surviving brothers.



    Profession: Guitarist, Songwriter, Musician
    Born: 1946
    Birthplace: Nashville, Tennessee, United States of America
    Died: 1971
    Cause Of Death: Traffic collision, Motorcycle accident
    Place Of Death: Macon, Georgia, United States of America
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    Berry Oakley was a bassist for the classic rock band The Allman Brothers. Even though his fellow bandmember Duane Allman had died in a tragic motorcycle accident, he continued to ride his. After taking a sharp turn on November 11, 1972, only a few blocks from where Allman crashed, Oakley hit a city bus and fractured his skull. He died three hours later. He left behind a son, Berry Duane Oakley, who is a musician as well.



    Profession: Bassist, Musician
    Born: 1948
    Birthplace: Chicago, Illinois, United States of America
    Died: 1972
    Cause Of Death: Traffic collision, Motorcycle accident
    Place Of Death: Macon, Georgia, United States of America
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    Luc Bourdon was a professional hockey player for the Vancouver Canucks. On May 29, 2008 he was involved in a fatal motorcycle crash with a tractor trailer in which he was killed instantly. Investigators believe that the high winds along with his inexperience with motorcycles contributed to his death.



    Profession: Ice Hockey Player
    Born: 1987
    Birthplace: Shippagan, Canada
    Died: 2008
    Cause Of Death: Traffic collision, Motorcycle accident
    Place Of Death: New Brunswick, Canada
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    Diego Corrales was an American boxer, lightweight champion, and super featherweight champion. On May 7, 2007, Corrales crashed his motorcycle while trying to pass a car and died immediately. His blood alcohol content was three times the legal limit at the time.



    Profession: Professional Boxer
    Born: 1977
    Birthplace: Columbia, South Carolina, United States of America
    Died: 2007
    Cause Of Death: Traffic collision, Motorcycle accident
    Place Of Death: Las Vegas, Nevada, United States of America
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