Man dies in motorcycle crash, fleeing police

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What should have been a routine traffic stop becomes a deadly motorcycle crash when the driver refuses to pull over for police.

It happened just before 1 a.m. Sunday in Carmel.

Police say 23-year-old Travis Goddard of Fishers, was traveling east on 116th Street.

A Carmel police officer tried to pull him over and that’s when Goddard sped up and crashed near the intersection of 116th and River Road.

Goddard was pronounced dead on the scene by Carmel Fire Department medics.

The Carmel Police Department’s Accident Investigation Team assisted at the scene.

The crash is still under investigation.

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