Derrick Bowermeister Obituary News: In loving memory of biker killed in Columbus, Ohio motorcycle accident.
Late on Friday night, a crash in north Columbus close to an exit for I-71 southbound resulted in one fatality, according to police.
Around 11:36 p.m. on Friday, a motorbike struck the rear of a minivan that was about to make a left turn onto I-71 northbound.
The minivan that had been carrying the biker was flung into the roadside shoulder.
A short while later, medical personnel declared the motorcyclist now identified as Derrick Bowermeister dead there and then.
The announcement of Derrick’s death was flooded by heartfelt tributes and condolences across social media.
“Ride in peace my dude Derrick Bowermeister was a good friend and crazy mf we all loved and we’ll be hitting the streets hard for you tonight we’ll be doing Polaroid sales all money raised going to his arrangements and will be recorded,” a social media post read.