HOBART, Ind. (CBS) — A 60-year-old motorcyclist was killed in a crash with a semi Wednesday afternoon on I-65 in northwest Indiana.
Cory A. Mayberry was riding a 2010 Harley Davidson Road King in the northbound lanes of I-65 near the I-80/94 westbound exit ramp when the motorcycle went off the road to the left and hit the concrete median a few minutes after 2 p.m., according to Indiana State Police.READ MORE: Jussie Smollett Trial: Lead Detective In Investigation Explains On Witness Stand How Smollett Went From Victim To Suspect
The motorcycle crossed back into northbound traffic, and Mayberry rolled off the bike and in front of a 2016 Freightliner semi, according to police. The semi driver, a 42-year-old Chicago man, could not avoid Mayberry and struck him.READ MORE: Chicago Weather: Slight Chance For Rain Wednesday Morning, Warmer During Day
The motorcycle stayed upright and traveled about 150 yards across all lanes of I-65 before falling over on the I-80/94 westbound ramp, police said.
Mayberry, of the 5100 block of Boulder Avenue in Portage, Ind., was pronounced dead at the scene at 3:35 p.m., authorities said. An autopsy found he died of blunt force trauma and his death was ruled an accident.MORE NEWS: View Live Radar
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