Motorcyclist killed in crash on US421

LA PORTE COUNTY, Ind. -- A motorcyclist died in a crash with an SUV in La Porte County Tuesday evening.

Deputies with the La Porte County Sheriff's Office were called to US 421 and CR 800 Tuesday just before 9 p.m.

The investigation revealed the driver of an SUV was traveling north on US 421 and the motorcycle had been traveling west on CR 800 south.

Deputies say witnesses and evidence at the scene showed the driver of the motorcycle never slowed or stopped at the intersection and drove into the side of the SUV.

The motorcyclist, 47-year-old Michael Mays, died at the scene. He was not wearing a helmet, according to deputies.

The driver of the SUV and her passengers were uninjured.

Blood alcohol tests were performed on the motorcyclist and the driver of the SUV.

The driver of the SUV had a BAC of .00-percent

Mays' BAC was .15-percent.

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