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Chesterton motorcyclist died in US 12 crash

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A motorcyclist died on Saturday after losing control of his bike on U.S. Highway 12 in Westchester Township, the Porter County Sheriff’s Police is reporting.

The victim has been identified as Glenn Friday, 55, of Chesterton.

According to police, at 3:58 p.m. Friday was westbound on U.S. 12, operating a 2012 Harley Davidson, when, near Furnessville Road, he passed a group of motorcyclists but failed to negotiate a curve and struck a guardrail on the north side of the roadway.

Friday was pronounced dead at the scene, police said.

Assisting at the scene were the Beverly Shores and Porter police departments, the Porter Fire Department, Porter EMS, and Joe’s Towing Inc.

“Please keep the victim’s family in your thoughts and prayers at this difficult time,” police said.



Posted 5/4/2020








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