Indianapolis woman dies after motorcycle crash on I-69

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FORT WAYNE, Ind. (WANE) – A woman hospitalized after a motorcycle crash on northbound Interstate 69, just south of the Dupont Road exit, has died.

Fort Wayne police and medics were called to the scene around 6:30 p.m. Friday. According to police, a man was driving the motorcycle with a female passenger on I-69 north when one of the tires blew. The driver lost control and crashed.

Both the man and woman were taken to the hospital. Police at the scene said the woman suffered life-threatening injuries.

She died later.

The Allen County Coroner’s Office identified her as Dianna Lines, 58, of Indianapolis. Lines died of blunt force injuries due a motor vehicle crash and her death was ruled an accident.

The man’s injuries were non-life threatening.

Police said neither rider was wearing a helmet.

The crash is still under investigation.

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