The 55-year-old prince Otto von Hesse, which originates from one of the oldest noble families in Germany, died Sunday morning in connection with a violent solo accident when he drove the wrong on his motorcycle.
The writing of the German media, including Bild, the Abendzeitung München, TZ and Focus.
The German media Blich was also their story about the accident out on Twitter with a picture where the prince is sitting on his motorcycle:
Tödlicher Crash my Ducati: Deutscher Prinz (†55) wollte zur Freundin ins Tessin https://t.co/Jfhw1K16WD— BLICK (@Blickch) May 18, 2020
Otto von Hesse was head of the several branches of McDonald's in the area around the German city of Ingolstadt in the German state of Bavaria. His staff is deeply shaken and in great sorrow over his death and writes, among other things, the following on Facebook to their customers:
'thank you for all your words. We are deeply shaken and in shock. Done is done, and we would do everything, if we could move the time back. We have lost the best boss in the world, who always managed to listen to us. We will do everything in our power to keep his name and our restaurant on. Thank you for your support.'
It is not yet established, what was the cause of the accident, but it is believed that the motorcycle got out of control during an overtaking. A spokesman from the police to the local media in TZ stated that the prince supposedly has been running for the strong. The police know, however, that the prince drove into a guardrail and died of her serious injuries at the accident scene, located near the famous Boden-lake in southern Germany.
The 55-year-old prince Otto von Hesse was a descendant of king Frederick William III of Prussia and was the son of William of Hesse-Philippsthal-Barchfeld.
He leaves behind his ex-wife, Carla Blickhauser, as well as four children.