A resident who heard the crash and looked out to see the downed motorcycle called 911, according to the news release. No other witnesses were at the scene. The Fatal Alcohol Crash Team (F.A.C.T) is investigating. Investigators believe that the motorcycle was traveling eastbound on East Wayne and are treating this as a hit-skip accident. Investigators found evidence that a large-frame Ford, possibly a truck or an SUV, was involved in the accident, but at this time it is unclear to what extent.
The motorcyclist, whose identity is expected to be released by the Allen County Coroner's Office after an autopsy, was wearing a helmet, according to the news release.
This crash remains under investigation by the FWPD and the Allen County Prosecutor’s Office.