Yesterday afternoon, Kyle Black, a Fort Wayne resident, was involved in a tragic motorcycle accident. The accident happened on the corner of South Calhoun Street and East Washington Boulevard, just after 2 p.m.
According to local reports, Black was riding his motorcycle when he collided with a pick-up truck. He was taken to the hospital, where he later died from his injuries. Witnesses to the scene reported that Black had been wearing a helmet, but it didn't appear to do much good.
The police are still investigating the cause of the crash, but it is believed that the driver of the pick-up truck failed to yield the right-of-way to Black's motorcycle. The driver is cooperating with the investigation, and no charges have been filed yet.
This tragedy has shocked and saddened the Fort Wayne community. Residents have taken to social media to express their condolences and share memories of Black. Many are also discussing how this tragedy could have been prevented.
The Fort Wayne Police Department has released a statement urging all motorcyclists to obey traffic laws and wear protective gear when riding. They also urge motorists to drive with care and keep an eye out for motorcycles, as they can be difficult to spot.
Black's death serves as a reminder of how quickly tragedy can strike. Our thoughts go out to his family, friends, and everyone affected by this terrible accident.