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ALLEN COUNTY
SHERIFF’S DEPARTMENT

715 S. Calhoun St.  Fort Wayne, IN 46802
Phone 260-449-7535 Fax 260-449-7915

 

 

 

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

 

 

DATE:                    April 26, 2009

 

WHAT:            One Dead After Motorcycle Hits Guard Rail

 

VICTIM:          Brandon W. Minier

M/W/35          

                        Columbia City 

                        Deceased                    

 

DETAILS:     On Sunday, April 26, 2009, at approximately 2:37 a.m. the Allen County Sheriff’s Department received a call that a traffic crash had just occurred in the 7300 block of Leesburg road.  Upon the officers’ arrival, it was determined that a Black and Red, 1995, Ducati Motorcycle, driven by Brandon W. Minier, was traveling west on Leesburg road when it failed to negotiate a curve and left the roadway hitting a guard rail.  The victim was flown to Lutheran Hospital where he was pronounced dead upon arrival. Alcohol is believed to be a contributing factor.  The victim was not wearing a helmet.  The crash remaines under investigation by the Allen County Sheriff's Department.

 

 

 

 

CONTACT:     Steve Stone

                        Public Information Officer

                        260-449-4954