The Indiana State Police is investigating a crash involving a motorcycle which occurred late last night on US 30 between 500 E and 600 E that resulted in the death of a 43 year old woman from Cromwell.

The investigation conducted by Trooper Jeremy Brice indicated at approximately 10:00 p.m., a 2012 Harley Davidson motorcycle operated by Micheal S. Miller, 40 of Cromwell was traveling westbound on US 30 in the right lane.  Miller may have been trying to change lanes, which were uneven due to roadwork, when the motorcycle crashed.

As a result of the crash, the passenger on the motorcycle Mari L. Miller, 43 of Cromwell was thrown into the roadway and was struck by a passing vehicle.  She was pronounced dead at the scene.  Mr. Miller was transported to Parkview Regional Medical Center in Fort Wayne and his condition is not known at this time. 

The westbound lanes of US 30 were closed until this morning at approximately 1:30 a.m. while Brice and State Police reconstructionists conducted their on-scene investigation.  Brice was assisted by the Whitley County Sheriff Department, Columbia City Police Department, Union Township Fire Department and Parkview EMS.