NEW PALESTINE, Ind. (WISH) — A man was killed in a northern Shelby County crash, according to the Shelby County Sheriff’s Office.
On June 4, around 10 p.m., deputies were called to a crash involving a motorcycle in the area of County Road 600 West and 1200 North in Shelby County. That’s a rural area about a mile south of the town of New Palestine in Hancock County.
Deputies said James McKee, 58, was riding his motorcycle in that area when, for an unknown reason, the bike left the roadway.
After leaving the roadway, the motorcycle went into a ditch, throwing McKee off the bike.