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Man found dead with wrecked motorcycle by Sauk Village business, police say

Man found dead with wrecked motorcycle by Sauk Village business, police say

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The man's death is being investigated by Gary and Lake County authorities. 

SAUK VILLAGE — Authorities investigated the death of a man, who was discovered in a business parking lot in Sauk Village.  

Freddie Moffeit, 46, of Chicago, was pronounced dead at the scene, said Sauk Village Chief of Police Malcolm White. 

At 5:13 p.m. Sunday police found an unresponsive man and a wrecked motorcycle in an empty parking lot for a business in the 21700 block of Mark Collins Drive, police said. 

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Members of the South Suburban Major Accident Reconstruction Team assisted Sauk Village police in investigating the cause of the crash. 

It was determined that Moffeit had lost control of the motorcycle at a high rate of speed, leading to fatal injuries, police reported. 

No further information was available on the incident. 

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Night Crime/Breaking News Reporter

Anna Ortiz is the breaking news/crime reporter for The Times, covering crime, politics, courts and investigative news. She is a graduate of Ball State University with a major in journalism and minor in anthropology. 219-933-4194,

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