FACT identifies motorcyclist killed in crash on Sunday

ST. JOSEPH COUNTY, Ind. -- The St. Joseph County Fatal Crash Team has released the name of the motorcyclist who was killed in a crash Sunday afternoon at Mayflower Road and W. Western Avenue.

The motorcyclist was identified as Thomas Stitt, 38, of South Bend.

Investigators say around 5:40 p.m. a Chrysler was traveling southbound on Mayflower, attempting a left turn onto Western when it collided with Stitt’s motorcycle, which was traveling northbound on Mayflower.

Stitt was not wearing a helmet and suffered severe injuries.

Stitt died at the hospital.

Blood samples were obtained from both drivers, but alcohol and drugs are not believed to be factors in the crash.

Anyone with information regarding this crash is encouraged to contact FACT at 574-259-2966

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