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One dead after motorcycle crash in Miami County

A woman is dead after a crash in Miami County Saturday morning.

Posted: May 6, 2018 12:12 AM

MIAMI CO., Ind. (WLFI) — A woman is dead after a crash in Miami County Saturday morning.

It happened on U.S. 24 near County Road 300 East.

State police say 34-year-old Eric Lee Kuhn was driving a motorcycle when the rear tire blew.

Kuhn and his passenger, 25-year-old Taylour Leigh Sparks were both thrown from the motorcycle.

Sparks was pronounced dead at the scene, and Kuhn was airlifted to a Fort Wayne hospital.

His injuries are unknown at this time. Neither person was wearing a helmet

Alcohol or drugs are not believed to be a factor.

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