On November 5, 2023, at approximately 5:33 P.M., officers with the Allen County Sheriff’s Department responded to the area of Schwartz Road and Notestine Road, reference a personal injury crash. Upon arrival, officers and medics located one person in serious to critical condition.
A preliminary investigation indicated one motorcycle was traveling southbound on Schwartz Road, south of Notestine Road, when it left the roadway for unknown reasons. The driver of the motorcycle was ejected and the motorcycle continued until it came to rest near a fence.
The driver, an adult female, was transported to a local hospital in serious to critical condition. Despite life-saving efforts, she succumbed to her injuries and was pronounced deceased at the hospital a short time later.
This incident remains under investigation.
Sgt. Adam Griffith
Public Information Officer
Allen County Sheriff’s Department