Churubusco motorcyclist killed in Saturday crash ID’d


ALLEN COUNTY, Ind. (WANE) — A Churubusco motorcyclist was killed in a crash in northwest Allen County Saturday afternoon.

It was around 4:45 p.m. when police and medics were called to the intersection of U.S. 33 and Carroll Road on a report of a crash between a motorcycle and a vehicle.

The motorcyclist was pronounced dead at the scene. He was wearing a helmet.

The Allen County Coroner’s Office on Monday identified the victim as 46-year-old Shad James Vandewalker. An autopsy found Vandewalker died of blunt force injuries due to a motor vehicle crash and his death was ruled accidental.

The crash remains under investigation.

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