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Sunday, April 17, 2022

Motorcyclist Seriously Injured in Crash

Sullivan, IN (April 17, 2022) - A man was airlifted to Indianapolis, after a motorcycle vs deer accident in Sullivan, Indiana. It happened on Saturday, just after 3:00 p.m. 

According to Sheriff Cottom, the wreck happened in the area of County Road 350 South, just west of State Road 154. An investigation indicates that a male, identified as 57-year-old Kip Sheffler, was riding west on 350 South when a deer ran out in front of him. 

Photo: Sullivan County Sheriff's Office - Indiana

 The impact caused Sheffler to lose control of the motorcycle, and the bike slid around 110 yards before coming to a rest in a ditch. The deer was killed instantly. This story will be updated when more information becomes available.  

Source: Sullivan County Sheriff's Office - Indiana

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