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Kouts motorcyclist dies in Indiana 8 crash

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A Kouts motorcyclist was killed on Friday in a two-vehicle accident at the intersection of Ind. 8 and C.R. 600E in Pleasant Township, Porter County Coroner Chuck Harris is reporting.

The victim was identified as James Jarneke Jr., 36.

According to a statement released by the Coronerís Office, Nathan Miller, 30, of Kouts, was southbound on C.R. 600E when he attempted to cross Ind. 8 and pulled into the path of Jarneke, who struck Millerís pickup truck on the driverís side,

Jarneke--who Harris said was not wearing a helmet at the time--was pronounced dead at the scene of blunt force injuries.


Posted 8/21/2017




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