DELRAY BEACH, FL. (THECOUNT) — Thomas Eades, of Jupiter, Florida, has been identified as the victim in a fatal Wednesday motorcycle crash in Delray Beach.

“Tom” Eades, 63, died Wednesday night in a motorcycle crash on Florida’s Turnpike near Delray Beach, the Florida Highway Patrol said.


According to reports, Eades was operating a Harley-Davidson Road Glide on the turnpike at about 6:45 p.m. Wednesday near the Atlantic Avenue exit when he came into contact with a Ford Civic.

Eades’ bike then collided with a Ford F-150.

Eades was thrown off the motorcycle during the crash.

He was pronounced dead at the scene of multiple blunt force trauma injuries.

He was not wearing a helmet, according to the crash report.

It is unclear if anyone was cited at the scene.

The cause of the crash remains under investigation.


Geo quick facts: Delray Beach is a small city on Florida’s southeast coast. The Pineapple Grove Arts District is dotted with public art and galleries. Nearby, Cornell Art Museum displays contemporary works. The lakeside Morikami Museum and Japanese Gardens offers tea ceremonies, calligraphy workshops and serene outdoor spaces. Wakodahatchee Wetlands is a park featuring a raised boardwalk with views of birds, turtles and alligators – wikipedia.