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Woman dies following motorcycle collision

Woman dies following motorcycle collision
Posted at 3:48 PM, Aug 01, 2018
and last updated 2018-08-01 18:48:57-04

Police responded to a serious injury collision involving a motorcycle Sunday night near Stone and Limberlost. 

According to TPD, upon arrival, officers located a woman in the roadway with signs of trauma. She was transported to the hospital with life-threatening injuries.

On Monday, detectives learned the woman died from injuries. She has been identified as 37-year-old Renee Doty.

Detectives have since learned that the driver of a Mercedes experienced a mechanical function and stalled in the roadway.

Doty was riding on the back of a motorcycle with a man driving it. TPD says the motorcycle struck the back of the Mercedes, causing them to be thrown from the motorcycle. Neither person was wearing a helmet.

The man driving the motorcycle fled the scene on foot before police arrived. Police have not been able to locate him.

This investigation is ongoing. If you have any information, call 88-CRIME.