Day: September 28, 2021

Knightstown man killed after crashing his motorcycle into back of Corvette

MIDDLETOWN, Ind. — A Knightstown man was pronounced dead after crashing his motorcycle into the rear end of a Corvette that was reportedly turning into a driveway.

According to the Henry County Sheriff Department, the accident occurred around 1:45 p.m. on Monday in the 6900 block of North 300 West in Middletown.

Police identified the driver of the motorcycle as 47-year-old James Jett. Jett was pronounced dead at the scene of the accident as a result of his injuries.

Police say investigators believe Jett was attempting to pass a 2021 Chevrolet Corvette that was slowing to turn into a driveway. The motorcycle’s front tire made contact with the rear wheel of the turning sports car, sending Jett flying off of his bike.

A witness told police the motorcycle appeared to be traveling at an extremely high rate

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Museum Rises From The Ashes

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This is fantastic news!

Back in January of this year, we covered the horrific fire which ripped through the Top Mountain Crosspoint motorcycle museum. Located in Austria at the base of Timmelsjoch mountain pass road, it had over 230 rare, vintage motorcycles contained within its walls. Workers were pushing as many of those historic bikes out as the structure burned, flames licking at the surrounding snow.

Check out our original coverage of the fire here.

While the fire was a shocking tragedy, the entire structure wasn’t destroyed. Some news outlets mistakenly reported the entire structure was engulfed in flames, but it was actually contained to just one section of the building. However, the destruction it did was still immense, making the fact the museum is set to reopen in November quite miraculous.

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Sadly, many of the motorcycles

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