Motorcyclist dead after fatal crash near Elkhart

Published: Jun. 17, 2022 at 8:08 PM EDT|Updated: Jun. 17, 2022 at 11:48 PM EDT
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ELKHART COUNTY, Ind. (WNDU) - One is dead following a fatal crash just north of Elkhart’s city limits.

On Tuesday, first responders were called to the intersection of C.R. 10 and C.R. 17 around 5:20 p.m.

According to police, 56-year-old Jody Mcdonoughthe driver of a Ford Edgewas eastbound on C.R. 10, and was turning north bound onto C.R. 17. The driver of a Honda XR6 Motorcycle was heading west bound on C.R. 10, and was at the intersection of C.R. 17. Police say Mcdonough failed to yield at the traffic signal and continued to turn north bound onto C.R. 17, colliding head-on with the motorcyclist.

The driver of the motorcycle, Aaron Hilliker, 28, of Elkhart, was taken to Memorial Hospital with head trauma where he later died. Mcdonough was unharmed.

The crash is still under investigation.

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