Sgt. Bryan Ellis conducted an investigation into the crash and evidence at the scene and witness statements report that a Dark Blue 2006 Honda Motorcycle was Southbound on US 41, and failed to stop for the automated signal at US 41 and State Road 68. Upon entering the intersection the motorcycle was struck by a Blue 2005 Toyota Sienna Minivan.
Sgt. Ellis advised that the driver of the motorcycle was not wearing a helmet and was ejected off the motorcycle. The Lifeflight mobile emergency room was dispatched to the scene, but emergency crews were unsuccessful in their attempts to resuscitate the driver of the motorcycle.
Coroner Barrett Doyle was dispatched to the scene and an autopsy is being scheduled.
The Gibson County Sheriff’s Office will not release the name of motorcycle driver, and any further information will come from the coroner.
GIBSON COUNTY SHERIFF'S OFFICE
SEPTEMBER 3, 2014