Motorcyclist Dies After I-90 Crash with Indiana State Police Car

A motorcyclist was killed in a crash with an Indiana State Police car Friday night on the Indiana Toll Road.

The 2013 BMW S1000RR motorcycle was westbound on I-90 just west of the Portage Toll Plaza about 9:30 p.m. when it hit the passenger side of 2010 Ford Crown Victoria patrol car, according to a statement from Indiana State Police. The patrol car, which was driven by Trooper Jonathan Rose, was in the process of making a U-turn when the motorcycle hit it.

Rose got out of the car after the crash, located the motorcycle’s driver and began performing CPR until he was relieved by Sgt. Jordan Steptoe, police said. Paramedics arrived on the scene by 9:39 p.m. to transport the man to a hospital, but he later died from his injuries. His identity was not being released Saturday morning pending notification of his family.

Police said the motorcyclist was wearing a helmet at the time of the crash, but that his driver’s license was suspended and the motorcycle was not registered.

Westbound lanes of I-90 were closed for investigation after the crash, but all lanes were reopened at 2:24 a.m., police said.

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