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Motorcyclist killed after hitting deer in Valparaiso

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A motorcyclist was killed on Monday after hitting a deer in the area of East Morthland Drive and Sager Road in Valparaiso, Porter County Coroner Chuck Harris said this morning.

The victim was identified as Scott M. Sharpe, 26, of Valparaiso.

The accident occurred at 11:11 p.m., as Sharpe was eastbound on East Morthland Drive. Harris said that a large deer entered the roadway and Sharpe was unable to avoid collision.

Sharpe was pronounced dead at the scene by the Coronerís Office.

The Coronerís Office and the Valparaiso Police Department are still investigating the accident.


Posted 10/23/2018






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