James Darrell Mair, 43, Was Killed in a Motorcycle Accident in Draper, Utah, earlier This Week
Earlier this week, a 43-year-old man was killed in a motorcycle accident in Draper. The victim, James Darrell Mair was trying to slow down a speeding bike when he was hit by the vehicle. The accident took place in the area of 900 East Rosefield Lane.
The accident happened around 8:58 p.m. Monday and was reported by the Draper Police Department. The motorcyclist, a 19-year-old boy, was traveling at a high rate of speed in the neighborhood, and it was said that the pedestrian, James Mair, tried to slow down the bike by stepping into the roadway. However, the bike driver didn’t pay attention to him and crashed into Mair.
After being hit, Mair was rushed to a nearby hospital in critical condition. He died later that day.
As the investigation into the accident continues, authorities are trying to figure out how fast the motorcyclist was going and if he was driving under the influence of drugs or alcohol. They are also looking into the possible reasons behind Mair’s death.
The family of Mair is requesting for prayers as they mourn the loss of their loved one and want to make sure that their son’s memory lives on. His brother-in-law, Clayton Ah Quin, has set up a GoFundMe page to raise money for the family’s expenses.
James Darrell Mair was a loving husband and father of five children. He was an active member of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-Day Saints and served in many positions. He loved to travel and meet new people. He also had a passion for family history.
He lived in Pleasant Grove, Tooele, Ogden, Roy, Sandy and Centerville Utah, Frankfurt Germany and Pueblo Colorado. He was also an avid fan of sports.
His death was a big shock to his family. He was the husband of Lindsey Mair and father to five children, including twin boys who were born just a few weeks ago.
In his short life, he touched so many people. He was an excellent father, husband, and friend who will be missed by all.
When the tragedy took place, his wife and children were devastated. They were all very close to him and felt that he was a great husband, dad, and friend. He genuinely enjoyed his family, and he always wanted to be there for them.
According to the obituary released by the family, JD’s death was “a tragic loss to everyone he touched.” He was an excellent husband and father and he will be missed greatly. He is survived by his wife, children and his brother, Keith.
The family’s GoFundMe account has already raised $31k. The family is grateful for the outpouring of love and support from the community and the friends and relatives who have been supportive of them during this difficult time. They are praying that JD’s memory will live on in the hearts and minds of all who knew him. He will be forever remembered for his dedication to serving others and his amazing love for his wife and children.