WABASH, Ind. (WFFT) — A motorcyclist is dead after a highway collision on Thursday morning in Wabash County.
Just before 10 a.m. officers from the Indiana State Police and the Wabash County Sheriff’s Department were called to the area of U.S. Highway 24 and County Road 500 East regarding a two-vehicle crash.
State Troopers said that 49-year-old Alan Beck of Woodstock, Connecticut was riding a motorcycle eastbound on U.S. 24 at the time of the collision.
ISP says 59-year-old Gregory Clem of Jonesboro was driving a pickup truck southbound on C.R. 500 East approaching U.S. 24 prior to the crash.
Then the say Clem, crossed the westbound lanes of U.S. 24 and stopped at the medium crossover.
Shortly after that, police say Clem allegedly failed to yield to eastbound traffic and pulled into the path of Beck’s motorcycle leading to the crash
Beck was ejected from his motorcycle because of the crash.
He was pronounced dead at the scene, Clem was not injured.
Police say this is an ongoing investigation.