Daytona Beach, Florida is home to Bike Week a 10 day celebration for those who own and / or like to ride motorcycles.
Unfortunately, with Bike Week, which brings in thousands and thousands of people, there are numerous Florida motorcycle accidents and related injuries / deaths. Some tragically result in death. Some result from carelessness. Some from drinking, and some from a combination of the two.
James McLamb, age 51, died as he was trying to elude a police officer. Mr. McLamb failed to negotiate a curve and was thrown from his motorcycle. He died on the scene.
Mr. McLamb was the 7th fatality in 2008. Florida Highway Patrol Identifies 7th Motorcycle Related Death.