A Chesterton man
died on Saturday after crashing his motorcycle on Ind. 49.
The victim was
identified as Christopher Barton, 23.
According to a
statement released by Porter County Coroner Chuck Harris, Barton was
southbound on Ind. 49, south of U.S. Highway 6, at the time of the accident.
the decedent driving recklessly and traveling at a high rate of speed” prior
to the crash, Harris said.
transported to Porter Regional Hospital, where he died of his injuries.
No other vehicles
were involved in the accident, Harris added.