NEWTON COUNTY SHERIFF’S OFFICE (5-23-19 0815AM)
On Wednesday, May 22, 2019 at approximately 7:16 PM, emergency personnel responded to a report of a motorcycle crash on CR 400S near CR 600W (west of Morocco).
The preliminary investigation by Newton County Sheriff’s Office indicated the motorcycle, driven by a 59 year old Monticello, IN man, was traveling westbound on CR 400S when a deer entered the roadway. The motorcyclist was unable to avoid the collision and struck the deer.
The driver was transported to a nearby hospital with unknown injuries.
The crash remains under investigation.
Assisting agencies: Morocco Fire Dept and Newton County EMS