KOSCIUSKO COUNTY, IN. (THECOUNT) — Edward D. Dempsey, of Pierceton, Indiana, has been identified as the victim in a Thursday night fatal motorcycle crash in Kosciusko County.

Dempsey, 55, was killed in a single-vehicle motorcycle crash in Pierceton Thursday night.


According to reports, Dempsey was operating a Harley Davidson motorcycle on State Road 13 near East Shoop Road in Pierceton, when for unknown reasons, the bike exited the roadway around 10 p.m. Thursday. The bike then came into contact with a wooden platform.

Dempsey, who was thrown from the bike during the wreck, was pronounced dead at the scene.

The cause of the crash remains under investigation.


Geo quick facts: Kosciusko County is a county located in the U.S. state of Indiana. Census 2010 recorded the population at 77,358. The county seat is Warsaw. The county was formed in 1836. It was named after the Polish general Tadeusz KoĹ›ciuszko who served in the American Revolutionary War and then returned to Poland – Wikipedia.