Posted on May 22, 2024

Man, woman killed in motorcycle accident in LaPorte County

LAPORTE COUNTY, IN - A motorcycle accident in LaPorte County on Sunday afternoon claimed the lives of two people on the bike, reports WNDU.

The crash took place in the 3500 block of N. US-35 at about 1:10 p.m.  An investigation by the LaPorte County Sheriff's Office found that the operator of a Can-Am Spyder motorcycle was going north and went off the roadway.  The motorcycle continued across a lawn, struck a tree and landscaping, hit some boulders and ended up in a vegetable garden.

The driver and passenger, both Kingsford Heights residents, were thrown from the bike.  The passenger was pronounced dead at the scene.  She was identified as 59-year-old Anna Thomas.  The driver, 58-year-old Steven Dabney, died after being taken to an area hospital.

Authorities are continuing to investigate the cause of the crash.

This story will be updated by our Indianapolis car accident lawyer if more information becomes available.