1 dead in motorcycle crash near Alexandria

MADISON COUNTY, Ind. – A motorcyclist from Alexandria was killed Sunday evening in a Madison County crash.

Investigators were called to the scene on County Road 900 North, just east of County Road 425 East, shortly before 8:30 p.m.

When first responders arrived, the driver of the motorcycle, 65-year-old Gary Durham, was pronounced dead at the scene.

The county sheriff’s office says Durham left the roadway for an unknown reason, traveled about 100 feet before coming back onto the roadway and then came to a stop on the side of the roadway.

Durham had a serious head injury but the cause of death has yet to be determined, according to Sheriff Scott Mellinger. He was not wearing a helmet.

The crash remains under investigation. Anyone with information regarding the circumstances leading up to the crash is asked to call Crime Stoppers at 765-649-8310 or Deputy Richwine at 765-646-9290 ext.1.

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