Coroner ID’s motorcyclist killed in Huntington crash

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HUNTINGTON, Ind. (WANE) – The Huntington County Coroner’s Office has released the name of the man killed in a crash Sunday night.

The motorcyclist has been identified as Cale S. Hindman, 25.

An autopsy revealed that the cause of death is blunt force trauma and the manner of death is accidental, the coroner said.

Just before 10:30 p.m., Huntington police responded to a crash near the intersection of U.S. 24 W and North Jefferson Street after being notified by an off duty Columbia City police officer.

Police determined a motorcycle had struck a vehicle and immediately began rendering aid to the victim. A short time later, medical personnel declared the victim deceased.

It is unknown what caused the crash, or whether the other driver stayed on the scene and cooperated with investigators. The condition of the other driver was not shared.

This crash remains under investigation by Huntington police.

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