West Harrison man killed in motorcycle accident

Posted by Trina Kinstler - email

WEST HARRISON, IN (FOX19) -- A West Harrison, Ind. man has died following a motorcycle crash.

It happened in the 3100 block of New Trenton Road around 11:45 p.m. Wednesday night.

Indiana State Police say Randall L. Walter, 21, was traveling westbound at a high rate of speed when he tried to negotiate a right hand turn and struck a tree. A Franklin County Deputy noticed the motorcycle speeding, and when he turned around to follow it, it took off. The deputy found the bike a short distance down the road crashed.

Police say Walter was wearing a helmet. The investigation is ongoing.