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Motorcyclist dies in crash north of Upland

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UPLAND, Ind. (WISH) — A man died Friday afternoon in a motorcycle crash in Grant County, the sheriff’s department said Friday night.

Kevin Hairell, who was driving the motorcycle, died in the crash with another vehicle. A news release from Lt. Matt Sneed of the sheriff’s department did not have Hairell’s age, his hometown, or the type of vehicle that the motorcycle hit.

The crash happened shortly before 4:30 p.m. Friday at State Road 5 and County Road 200 South. That’s about 2 miles north of Upland.

A child on the motorcycle with Hairell wore a helmet, received injuries and went to Parkview Regional Hospital in Fort Wayne. The child’s name, age, hometown, and condition when taken to the hospital were not in the news release.

The driver of the other vehicle, Arlene Hunt, was taken to Marion General Hospital for treatment, police said. The news release did not indicate her condition.

No additional information, including what might have caused the crash, was available in the release.