A Crown Point
motorcyclist died on Saturday after losing control of his bike on an I-80/94
on-ramp in Lake County, the Indiana State Police said.
The victim was
identified as Michael Anco, 29.
police, at 5:50 p.m. Anco was on the northbound Kennedy to the eastbound
I-80/94 on-ramp when he failed to negotiate the curve, crossed the gore area
at the bottom of the ramp--the marked area separating the ramp from the
interstate mainline--went through the right lane, and struck a semiís box
Anco was ejected
from his 1995 Honda CBR900 and landed in the right lane, where he was run
over by the box trailerís rear tires, police said.
after striking the trailer, went off to the right across two acceleration
lanes and came to a final rest on the outer shoulder.
The semi, a 2015
Freightliner hauling refrigerated goods and owned by Global Transportation
of Denver, Colo., was driven by Umbetov Arman, 36 of Panama City Beach,
Fla., police said.
wearing a helmet and protective clothing--was pronounced dead at the scene of
massive blunt force trauma, police said. Arman was not injured.
The north bound
Kennedy to the eastbound I-80/94 on-ramp and the two right lanes were closed
until approximately 9:30 p.m.