Two dead following crash in Columbus

COLUMBUS, Ind (WISH) – A crash in Columbus claimed the life of two people from Hebron Kentucky, according to the Columbus Police Department.

The crash happened on Monday just before 5 p.m. near State Road 46 and Goeller Boulevard.

When police arrived they saw a few Good Samaritans trying to aid the injured couple. The couple was identified as 53-year-old Robert Porter and his wife 53-year-old Vicky Porter.

According to witnesses, the couple was traveling eastbound on SR 46 on their 2002 Honda VTX1800 motorcycle when a 2000 Mercury Mountaineer driven by 63-year-old Sharon Brummett turned in front of them..

The Porter’s were transported to IU Health Methodist Hospital by medical helicopter. Both later died of their injuries.

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Police were still investigating the crash as of Tuesday morning.