Man dies after getting hit by car while riding motorcycle in Hancock County

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NEW PALESTINE, Ind. — A man is dead after being struck by a vehicle while riding his Harley Davidson in Hancock County, according to the Hancock County Sheriff’s Department.

At about 12:45 p.m. Sunday, emergency crews were called to the intersection of CR 500 West and CR 200 South for a crash involving a Harley Davidson and a Nissan Rogue.

Upon arrival, they found the driver of the Harley, 56-year-old Teddy Cooley, of New Palestine, suffering from serious injuries. Medics transported him to Methodist Hospital where he later died, according to officials.

A preliminary investigation shows the driver of the Nissan, a 20-year-old Beech Grove man, stopped at the intersection stop sign before he continued westbound and collided with Cooley. Southbound traffic on CR 500 West is a thru-turn intersection.

Authorities say there are no indications that the driver of the Nissan was impaired.

The investigation into this incident is ongoing.

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