KIRKLIN, Ind. (WISH) — Speed was believed to beryllium a origin successful the fatal clang of a motorcyclist Sunday, the Clinton County Sheriff’s Office said.
Clinton County Central Dispatch received a 911 telephone of a single-vehicle motorcycle clang astir 3 p.m. Sunday connected State Road 38 astatine the intersection with region roads 500 South and 450 East. That’s astir a mile westbound of the municipality of Kirklin.
Leonardo Hernandez Jimenez, 20, of Frankfort, died successful the crash, the sheriff’s bureau said successful a quality merchandise Sunday night. The sole occupant of the motorcycle, Jimenez was wearing a helmet.
Deputies judge 3 motorcycles were westbound connected a conception of State Road 38 that jogs into 2 astir 90-degree turns, wherever 500S runs eastbound and 450E runs southbound from the jog. As the motorcycles were entering the 2nd curve, the pb motorcycle, a Black 2004 Honda CBR, went disconnected the northbound broadside of the roadworthy and struck a factual drainage culvert.
The merchandise did not see accusation connected the different motorcyclists.
Hernandez was an progressive subordinate of the U.S. Army National Guard, the merchandise said.
Sheriff Rich Kelly said successful the quality release, “This is different tragic lawsuit that we person seen each excessively often this summer. I americium saddened to respond to different country with a preventable outcome. My condolences spell retired to the Hernandez household and to each of our archetypal responders. I besides privation to convey Mr. Hernandez for his work successful the Army National Guard. I inquire the assemblage to thrust with attraction connected our roadways-be mindful of your velocity and support your lane. Please beryllium courteous to others and support harmless distances portion pursuing and portion passing. Our Chaplains person been made disposable to each archetypal responders and to the family. Stay Safe Clinton County!”
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