C.P. man killed in motorcycle crash along Center Twp. road

2012-05-15T21:00:00Z 2012-05-15T23:15:23Z C.P. man killed in motorcycle crash along Center Twp. roadBy Times Staff nwitimes.com
May 15, 2012 9:00 pm  • 

CENTER TOWNSHIP | A 45-year-old Crown Point man was killed in a single-vehicle motorcycle crash Monday night in Center Township, officials said.

Richard Frederickson, of the 7200 block of West 86th Avenue, was pronounced dead at 9:42 p.m. at the scene of the crash in the 10300 block of Clark Road, a spokesman for the Lake County coroner's office said.

The cause of death was listed as blunt force trauma suffered in a motor vehicle accident.

According to Lake County police, officers were called to West 105th Avenue and Clark Road at 8:45 p.m. Police said Frederickson was traveling north on Clark Road, drove left of center and crossed into oncoming traffic.

Frederickson then drove off the road and into a ditch, where he was ejected from the motorcycle and struck a fence post, police said. He came to rest next to a fence post, and the motorcycle continued traveling north along Clark Road before stopping in the road.

Police said the crash remains under investigation.

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