Posted on Feb 12, 2024

Motorcyclist dies after crash on highway in Tippecanoe County

TIPPECANOE COUNTY, IN - The Tippecanoe County Sheriff's Office is investigating a deadly motorcycle accident that took place on Sunday afternoon.

According to WTHR, the incident happened in the area of Jackson Highway and West 350 North in Montmorenci shortly after 3 p.m.  Investigators determined that a motorcyclist went off the side of the road while trying to negotiate a curve on Jackson Highway.  The driver was ejected from the bike, and was found dead in a wooded area.

The victim was not wearing a helmet at the time of the crash.  Authorities are awaiting toxicology results for the driver as part of their investigation.