Batesville Herald Tribune, Batesville, Indiana

July 17, 2013

Cycle accident proves deadly


The Batesville Herald-Tribune

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A single-vehicle fatality crash on U.S. 52 between Cedar Grove and New Trenton was reported Monday, July 15, at 7:24 p.m., said Franklin County sheriff's Deputy Don Speckman, the investigating officer.                                   Todd Hollowell, 59, West Harrison, was driving a 2006 Harley-Davidson motorcycle eastbound. "For an unknown reason," it ran off of the road's south side, striking the guardrail. Hollowell, who was ejected from the motorcycle, was pronounced dead at the scene. "The driver ... was not wearing a helmet at the time of the accident," according to Speckman.                                                        The accident is still under investigation by the Franklin County Sheriff’s Department. Also assisting at the scene were FCSD Deputy John Roberts, Cedar Grove Fire Department, Drewersburg EMS 1, University Air Care and Rescue 24.