HAMILTON COUNTY, Ind. — At least one person is dead after a crash Wednesday on U.S. 31 in Hamilton County, the Hamilton County Sheriff’s Office announced.
The sheriff’s office said the crash happened around 1:00 p.m. at the intersection of southbound U.S. 31 and 226th Street.
The crash involved a motorcycle that was going south on U.S. 31 and a tow truck traveling north. The truck was making a left turn to go west, when the motorcycle passed a vehicle at a high rate of speed and hit the truck.
The Hamilton County Sheriff’s Office said 22-year-old Braden Fesler of Colfax, Indiana was pronounced dead at the scene.
Authorities had U.S. 31 southbound closed at 236th Street. It has since reopened.
An investigation into the crash is ongoing.
This is a developing story and will be updated once more information is available.