One man dead after motorcycle accident in Fulton County

A Warsaw man is dead after his motorcycle collided with an SUV in Fulton County.

It happened around 5 p.m. near the intersection of State Road 19 and Division Road, that's just north of Akron.

Police say the driver of the SUV, 52-year-old Arissa Grossman of Akron, was stopped at the intersectio, when she turned left onto State Road 19 and into the path of a motorcycle traveling southbound.

The motorcyclist, 39-year-old Thomas Witmer, ran into the driver's side of the vehicle and was thrown from his bike.

Despite wearing a helmet, Witmer died at the scene from blunt force head trauma caused by the severe impact of the crash.

Grossman wasn't hurt and was issued a citation for failing to yield to cross traffic.


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