Motorcyclist dies following crash Sunday morning

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INDIANAPOLIS (WISH) – One person has died following a motorcycle crash early Sunday morning.

Indianapolis Metropolitan Police Department responded to Lafayette Road near the Lafayette Square Mall at 1:48 a.m. for a motorcycle crash. Police say the driver lost control and hit a traffic light control box.

The driver was taken to Sidney & Lois Eskenazi Hospital in critical condition. IMPD dispatchers said he was later pronounced dead.

It did not appear the driver was wearing a helmet. Police were investigate why the driver lost control.

Southbound Lafayette Road was closed from Georgetown Road to the main entrance of Lafayette Square Mall while police investigated. provides commenting to allow for constructive discussion on the stories we cover. In order to comment here, you acknowledge you have read and agreed to our Terms of Service. Commenters who violate these terms, including use of vulgar language or racial slurs, will be banned. Please be respectful of the opinions of others and keep the conversation on topic and civil. If you see an inappropriate comment, please flag it for our moderators to review.

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