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Tuesday, June 1, 2021

Man Killed When Motorcycle Hit SUV Head-On

Campbellsburg, IN (June 1, 2021) - A man was killed Monday night, when his motorcycle hit an SUV head-on on a rural road in Washington County.

Indiana State Police say the crash happened just before 9:00 p.m. on North White River Road in Campbellsburg. Investigators believe a green Suzuki motorcycle was traveling at a high rate of speed, when the bike rounded a curve, went left of center and hit a Mercury Mountaineer head-on.

The man on the motorcycle, Jacob Lengel, 31, of Salem, Indiana, died at the scene. The 17-year-old driver of the SUV was not injured.

ISP says the investigation continues, but alcohol may have been a factor in the crash.