UPDATE: Fatal Crash on Fortner Street

This story was updated at 10:30 a.m. on Tuesday, June 4 with information from the Dothan Police Department.

At approximately 2 p.m. on Monday, June 3 the Dothan Police Department responded to the 4600 block of Fortner Street after receiving information that a motorcycle had crashed.

Investigators with the Dothan Police Department’s Traffic Division responded to the scene, and through preliminary investigation have determined the rider was traveling westbound on Fortner Street when he lost control of the motorcycle while coming around a curve.

The rider was thrown from the motorcycle, where both came to rest in a ditch, on the side of the road.

This rider of the motorcycle, a Kawasaki ZR1100, was 28-year-old Dustin Daniel Hobbs of Midland City. He succumbed to injuries received during the crash.

There is no indication of impairment involved and the investigation into the crash is ongoing.

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Dothan Police responded to the scene of a fatal motorcycle accident Monday afternoon.

The accident took place on Fortner Street just past Honey’s Hot Dogs.
Police say the motorcyclist rounded the corner and swerved off the road. The drive was killed on impact.

Police say he was wearing a helmet and no other vehicles were involved. Dothan police are trying to determine what actually happened.

“Right now they believe he may have came around the corner and just lost control coming around the corner," said Corporal Maurice Eggleston of the Dothan Police Department.

Police are not releasing the victim’s name until they notify the family.


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