John Ferola, 26, Killed In Motorcycle Accident On Riverfront Parkway Early Sunday Morning

Sunday, March 31, 2019
John Ferola, 26, was killed in a motorcycle accident early Sunday morning on Riverfront Parkway.
 
Chattanooga Police were notified at approximately 1:36 a.m. of a single vehicle traffic crash involving a motorcycle at 201 Riverfront Parkway. The CPD Traffic/DUI Division responded to the scene.
 
A Kawasaki motorcycle was traveling east on Riverfront Parkway when it failed to negotiate a curve and struck the curb. Mr. Ferola was thrown from the motorcycle. Hamilton County EMS responded to the scene and pronounced him deceased. 
 
Chattanooga Police ask anyone with information regarding this incident to call 423-698-2525. 


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