Just after 7 p.m. Saturday the Tippecanoe County Sheriff's Office responded to a personal injury crash just west of the intersection of State Road 26 East and County Road 1025 East.
Preliminary investigation and witness accounts indicate that a Ford Taurus, driven by 33-year-old Mike Foshee of Rossville, was traveling east when a motorcycle traveling west, driven by 63-year-old David Knox of Lafayette, crossed the center line. The two vehicles crashed head-on.
Knox was thrown from his motorcycle and was pronounced dead on the scene. Deputies said he was not wearing a helmet.
Foshee was taken to St. Elizabeth East hospital with minor injuries. Four juvenile passengers riding with Foshee were also taken to St. Elizabeth East with non-life threatening injuries.
It is unknown at this time if drugs or alcohol were factors in the crash. The crash is under investigation.
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