Deadly motorcycle accident in northern Kosciusko County

By: News Center 16 Email
By: News Center 16 Email

A Milford man is dead after his motorcycle crashed early Friday morning in northern Kosciusko County.

It happened around 2:45 in the 100 block of County Rd. at 1155 North in Milford.

Police say 54-year-old Russell Whetten was headed west when he hit a pickup truck that was partially sticking out into the roadway.

The driver of that vehicle, Charles Byrket of Milford, had apparently backed his truck into his driveway just before the crash occurred and was at the back of the pickup connecting a trailer.

Whetten died on the scene from his injuries.

The crash is remains under investigation pending blood tests, as required by Indiana law.


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