June 15, 2024

Crime

Kourtny DeForitis of Taunton was the passenger of a motorbike that collided with a car early Saturday morning in Somerset.

Kourtny DeForitis.
28-year-old Kourtny DeForitis of Taunton was killed right into a motorvehicle crash early Saturday morning, police mentioned. Seekonk Police Division

A 28-year-old Seekonk police officer was certainly one of two individuals killed in a motorized vehicle crash in Somerset Saturday, Somerset Police mentioned. 

Kourtny DeForitis of Taunton was the passenger of a motorbike that collided with a car early Saturday morning, police mentioned.

Police responded to experiences of a car that had struck a phone pole and located Taunton and the motive force of the motorbike unconscious within the roadway.

The motive force of the motorbike, Daniel Glover, 44, of Easton, was pronounced lifeless on the scene, in line with WCVB. Police mentioned Taunton was taken to the hospital, the place she was later pronounced lifeless. 

Based on police, the motive force of the opposite car was transported to the hospital out of precaution.

Police mentioned the preliminary investigation suggests the motorbike entered the rotary within the unsuitable path and collided with the car.

The investigation into the crash is ongoing. 

The Seekonk Police Division introduced Defortis’s demise on Sunday morning in a Fb submit. 

“Kourtny had a selected fondness for the youth of Seekonk and may very well be discovered playfully interacting with them within the colleges and at group occasions, normally with a vivid smile on her face and a contagious chortle,” the division wrote. 

“The women and men of the Seekonk Police Division provide their honest condolences to Ptlw. DeForitis’ household and mates, as we additionally mourn the lack of certainly one of our personal.”

The Somerset Police Division supplied their condolences in a Fb submit on Sunday. 

“We wish to lengthen our deepest condolences to not solely the Seekonk Police Division but in addition Officer Kourtny [DeFortitis’s] household,” the submit learn.