Motorcyclist killed in crash Friday afternoon

LA GRANGE COUNTY, Ind. -- An 18-year-old Shipshewana resident was killed in a vehicle accident Friday around noon, according to the La Grange County Sheriff's Department.

Deputies said a vehicle was traveling on CR 600 S when he attempted to turn onto CR 500 W and drove into the path of a motorcycle being driven by Wayne Ray Weaver, 18, of Shipshewana.

Weaver was pronounced dead at the scene.

The driver of the vehicle was not injured.

Deputies said the accident was caused by the driver failing to yield the right of way to Weaver's motorcycle and Weaver was driving too fast to be able to avoid the collision.

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