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Thursday, May 12, 2022

Motorcyclist Hospitalized After Crash

Elkhart County, IN (May 12, 2022) - A collision just south of New Paris sent one biker to the hospital early Thursday morning.

According to the Elkhart County Sheriff’s Office, Luke Byrer, 21, of Warsaw, was driving a 2012 Dodge Ram south of C.R. 127 near the intersection of C.R. 29. 

Byrer was preparing to turn south onto C.R. 29 when he traveled left of center and his truck collided with a 1998 Harley Davidson XL883 driven by Jered Slabaugh, 25, Syracuse, that was northbound on C.R. 29, according to the police report.

Luke Byrer was given a citation for driving left of center causing injury, and Jered Slabaugh was transported to Goshen Hospital for leg and arm pain.

Source: The Goshen News

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