North Manchester man killed in motorcycle crash

Scene of the deadly incident. (Photo courtesy: WANE)

KOSCIUSKO COUNTY, Ind. (WANE) – One person was killed another was seriously hurt after a crash involving a motorcycle and pickup truck south of Warsaw Saturday night.

According to the Kosciusko County Sheriff’s Department, emergency personnel were called to State Road 15 and County Road 350 South shortly before 10 p.m.

Kosciusko County Sheriff’s Department Spokesman Sergeant Chad Hill said a motorcycle driven by Jeff D. Gable, 51, North Manchester, hit a pickup truck head-on.

According to 24-Hour News 8 sister station, WANE, the truck, driven by Kevin Bell, 49, Winona Lake, turned north onto State Road 15 and into the path of Gable’s motorcycle which was going south.

The Kosciusko County Coroner pronounced Gable dead at the scene.

Bell was not hurt but his passenger, Vickie Hepler, 59, Winona Lake, complained of chest pain and was taken to a hospital in serious condition.

The crash is under investigation.

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