A motorcyclist died
on Friday in a two-vehicle accident on Daniel Burnham Drive in the Ameriplex
The victim was
identified as Charles Ryan Strickland, 33, of Schererville, by Porter County
Coroner Chuck Harris.
Harris, at 1:37 p.m. Strickland was westbound on Daniel Burnham Drive when
the driver of an eastbound pickup truck made a “sharp” left turn in front of
him, causing Strickland to lay his motorcycle down and slide under the
not wearing a helmet at the time of the crash--was pronounced dead at the
scene of multiple traumatic injuries, Harris said.
Harris did not
identify the driver of the pickup truck but did say that the driver was
operating with a suspended license.
An autopsy and
toxicology screen will be performed as part of the investigation, Harris