Noble Co. motorcyclist killed in crash

Photo from Baseline & 600 East
Photo from Baseline & 600 East

NOBLE COUNTY, Ind. (WANE) – Indiana State Police are investigating a fatal motorcycle crash that happened Friday morning between a tank truck and a motorcycle.

Photo from Baseline & 600 East
Photo from Baseline & 600 East

According to Indiana State Police, at 10 a.m. a Freightliner truck was driving north on County Road 600 East when it stopped at the intersection with Baseline Road. As the truck proceeded into the intersection a Harley Davidson, driven by Merlin Isaac Jr, 39, of Garrett came over a hill and crashed into the truck’s broadside.

Isaac suffered fatal injuries, and died at the scene. The driver of the Freightliner truck was not injured.

The crash remains under investigation. Baseline Road was shutdown for over three hours as police investigated the accident.

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