65-year-old motorcyclist dies in crash near Alexandria

ALEXANDRIA, Ind. (WISH) — A 65-year-old motorcyclist died Sunday night in a crash in Madison County, the sheriff said. 

The man was identified Monday as Gary Durham of Alexandria. 

Sheriff Scott Mellinger said deputies responded about 8:20 p.m. Sunday to a 911 call about the crash on County Road 900 North east of County Road 425 East. That’s east of Alexandria. 

The sheriff said Monday afternoon that Durham was westbound on 900 North and left the road for unknown reasons. He traveled about 100 feet off the road before returning onto it with the motorcycle on its side in the road.

Durham had a serious head injury, but the cause of death has yet to be determined, the sheriff said Monday. Durham was not wearing a helmet.

The motorcycle was the only vehicle in the crash. No one else was on the motorcycle.

No witnesses to the crash have come forward, the sheriff said. Anyone with information was urged to call Anderson-Madison County Crime Stoppers at 765-649-8310 or the Madison County Sheriff’s Office at 765-646-9290, Ext.1.