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Woman dead after motorcycle crash

FORT WAYNE, Ind. (WPTA21) - A woman is dead after a crash at the intersection of Illinois Road and Thomas Road Sunday. Around 2:40 p.m. police responded to a reported person injury accident involving a motorcycle and car.

Initial reports advised that the cyclist was still down, police said. When officers arrived, they found an adult female on the ground in the intersection.

The victim was in life threatening condition and was transported to the hospital, where she died a short time later, police said.

Witnesses told police the Motorcycle was driving East on Illinois and as the motorcycle approached the intersection a vehicle that was stopped in the turn lane to proceed South onto Apple Glen from Illinois turned in the path of the motorcycle and the motorcycle struck the vehicle, officials said.

The Fatal Accident Team along with the Fort Wayne Police Air Support Unit were called to the scene to investigate the accident and determine the exact cause of the accident.

The Identity of the victim will be released at a later time by the Allen County Coroner's Office.

This incident is being investigated by the Fort Wayne Police Department, Allen County Coroner's Office, and the Allen County Prosecutor's Office.

Mary Eber

Mary Eber is ABC21’s 11 p.m producer.

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