Plainfield Man Killed In Motorcycle Crash

A 35-year-old Plainfield man was killed Nov. 10 when his motorcycle crashed on Blackwells Mills Road, police said.

Township police received a 9-1-1 call about the crash at approximately 11:37 p.m., according to a press release from Franklin Township Police.

Responding officers found George Garrett on the ground, off the road, according to the release. Police said he was unresponsive and unconscious, and was pronounced dead at the scene.

The initial investigation showed that Garrett was traveling east on Blackwells Mills Road on a 1995 Harley Davidson motorcycle when the bike left the road near Van Cleef Road and crashed into a ditch, according to the release.

The road was closed for several hours during the initial investigation, police said.

The accident is still under investigation. Anyone with information is asked to contact Ptl. Gilbert Martinez of the Franklin Township Police Department’s Traffic Safety Bureau at 732-873-5533 extension 3194 or at gilbert.martinez@franklinnj.gov.  


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