One person dead in St. Joseph County crash

SOUTH BEND, Ind. – A deadly crash took place today in St. Joseph County.

At approximately 11:34 a.m., motorcyclist Miguel Mayorga Garcia, a 39-year-old man crashed head first into the driver’s side of a Ford Focus driven by an unidentified 21-year old woman.

The Focus driver was crossing southbound across Sample Street from the Fairway Street stop sign when Garcia struck her vehicle.

According to officials Garcia was pronounced dead at the scene and the female driver was taken to the hospital with non-life threatening injuries and was last known to be in serious but stable condition.

The St. Joseph County Fatal Crash Team was called to handle the investigation and while this investigation remains ongoing, it is not believed that alcohol is a factor in this incident.

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