Motorcycle crash on County Road 17 leaves one dead

ELKHART COUNTY, Ind. - A motorcycle crash in Elkhart County has left a 38-year-old man dead.

That crash took place on County Road 17, south of State Line Road, on Saturday just after 5 p.m.

According to deputies, the driver of the motorcycle was heading north on the road too fast. He came around a corner and turned too fast. His bike went off the road onto a ditch.

The driver was thrown off the vehicle and suffered fatal head injuries.

Deputies have identified the driver as Jack Houser, 38, of Elkhart. His family has been notified of his passing.

The Elkhart County Sheriff's Office and the Elkhart County Coroner's Officer are investigating.

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