Motorcyclist killed in accident on Hwy. 31 in Scottsburg

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by Bethanni Williams

WHAS11.com

Posted on June 5, 2014 at 4:05 AM

Updated Thursday, Jun 5 at 7:12 AM

Overnight motorcycle crash leaves one man dead

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SCOTTSBURG, Ind. (WHAS 11) -- An Indiana man was killed overnight after a motorcycle accident on Highway 31 in Scottsburg.

The accident happened after 1 a.m. Thursday and the motorcycle was the only vehicle involved.

Police said they believe the motorcyclist was traveling at a high rate of speed when he lost control, hit a ditch, then a tree.
 
A man who witnessed the accident said the motorcycle was completely obliterated.

Police have yet to release the name of the victim.

 

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