FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
Motorcyclist Dies after Hitting Mini Van
At approximately 8:31 a.m., Friday, July 14, 2017, the Allen County Sheriff’s Department was notified of a traffic crash involving a Motorcycle and a Dodge Caravan. Investigating officers determined that a Black Dodge Caravan was westbound on Leesburg Road before attempting to turn southbound on Rapp Road. The van turned in front of an eastbound motorcycle. The driver of the motorcycle struck the van in the intersection. The motorcycle operator was taken to a local hospital in critical condition where he later died. The driver and passenger of the Dodge Caravan were not injured. The crash remains under investigation by the Allen County Sheriff’s Department.
Captain Steve Stone
Allen County Sheriff’s Department
Public Information Officer