Motorcyclist dies in early morning crash

Fort Wayne Police say the accident happened around 3:00 a.m. in the 5600 block of Winchester Road. When officers arrived, they found and adult male down in the roadway.

Posted: Jul 8, 2019 8:54 AM
Updated: Jul 9, 2019 8:47 AM

FORT WAYNE, Ind. (WFFT) - A man died early Monday morning after crashing his motorcycle early Monday morning.

Fort Wayne Police say the accident happened around 3:00 a.m. in the 5600 block of Winchester Road.  When officers arrived, they found and adult male down in the roadway.

Officers performed CPR until paramedics arrived.  The motorcyclist was taken to a local hospital where he was later pronounced deceased.

Initial reports say the motorcyclist was driving southbound on Winchester Road when something caused him to leave the roadway.  The motorcycle struck a tree and mailbox.  

Fort Wayne police is investigating the crash.  Anyone with information is asked to contact police.

The identity of the motorcyclist has not been released.

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