Husband and wife die after motorcycle is struck by pickup truck in Bartholomew County


Travis and Suzanne Setser (Photo provided by couple’s friend)

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BARTHOLOMEW COUNTY, Ind. – A husband and wife died after their motorcycle was struck in Bartholomew County Saturday afternoon.

Authorities believe 47-year-old Travis Setser of Scipio pulled into the path of a Chevy pickup truck near the intersection of 850 S and 400 W. He and his bike were then lodged under the truck.

Officers were called to the scene at approximately 12:48 p.m.

Travis was pronounced dead at the scene. The sheriff’s office says Travis’ wife, 51-year-old Suzanne Setser, was found near the truck’s passenger side door. She was airlifted from the scene, but later died from her injuries. It was her birthday.

The family members were participating in a memorial ride for Suzanne’s son, who died on July 10, according to The Republic.

The driver of the truck, 39-year-old Jonathan Findley of Seymour, was transported to CRH by ISP for a voluntary blood draw for alcohol and or drugs. His two juvenile children were in the vehicle as well. They were not injured.

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