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Firefighter dies in Mishawaka crash

Published: Aug. 4, 2020 at 2:48 PM EDT
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MISHAWAKA, Ind. (WNDU) - We start with a breaking news update on a deadly motorcycle crash in Mishawaka.

Authorities confirm the motorcyclist, 41-year-old Jeremy Bush, died in the crash.

Bush was also a firefighter with the South Bend Fire Department.

Our own Monica Murphy has the heartbreaking details.

Tuesday ended in tragedy.

The community mourning, after South Bend firefighter Jeremy Bush lost his life in a car vs. motorcycle crash.

It happened just before 2 p.m. near the intersection of Union and Tenth Street in Mishawaka.

Bush's 15-year-old son, who was a passenger on the motorcycle, was reportedly taken to the hospital.

As of now, his condition is unknown.

One neighbor says she heard the impact and rushed over to help the 15-year-old.

Here you can see the damage:

The black dodge charger took a hit to the front, while the motorcycle landed on its side.

The street was blocked off with barricades as authorities investigated.

A couple hours later, a South Bend ambulance and motorcycles escorted the body away from the scene.

Tuesday night, local firefighters remember their friend and colleague on social media, extending thoughts and prayers to the family.

The driver of the car is cooperating with authorities.

Stay with 16 News Now on this breaking news story.

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