A Chesterton man
lost his life on Sunday after crashing his motorcycle on Burdick Road in
Westchester Township, the Porter County Sheriff’s Police said.
The victim has been
identified as Douglas Coslet, 33.
police, witness statements and initial investigation indicate that, at
approximately 10:56 a.m., Coslet, operating a 1981 Kawasaki, was westbound
on Burdick Road when he failed to negotiate a curve in the 250 east block,
crossed the center line, left the roadway to the south and struck a utility
wearing a helmet at the time of the crash--was pronounced dead at the scene.
considered to be a factor,” police said.
The results of a
routine toxicology screen are pending, police said.
The Chesterton Fire
Department and Porter Regional Hospital EMS assisted the PCSP at the scene.