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1 dies in motorcycle crash on Indy’s far east side

Person critically injured in east side crash

Latest: The Marion County Coroner’s Office identified the man who died as 28-year-old Brandon Reed.

INDIANAPOLIS (WISH) — A man died Wednesday morning after a serious crash that also closed a busy east side intersection for several hours, Indianapolis police said.

Indianapolis Metropolitan Police Department officers responded to the intersection of East Washington Street and North Post Road around 6:30 a.m. and found a damaged motorcycle on its side in the roadway and a white SUV with front-end damage.

“The driver of the motorcycle, an adult male, was transported to an area hospital. Shortly after arrival, he was pronounced deceased by medical staff,” Indianapolis Metropolitan Police Department Public Information Officer Samone Burris said in a release.

The driver of the SUV, identified by police as a woman, was transported to a local hospital for a blood draw, which is standard procedure after a fatal crash.

A passenger in SUV, a juvenile female, was taken to a hospital after complaining of pain.

Traffic was impacted at the intersection “for several hours” due to crash investigation and cleanup.

This story is still developing and will be updated as soon as more information is available.