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Cincinnati motorcyclist killed in Franklin County crash

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Posted at 6:32 AM, Oct 24, 2020
and last updated 2020-10-24 06:32:45-04

FRANKLIN COUNTY, Ind. — Indiana State Police are investigating a Franklin County crash that killed a Cincinnati man Friday afternoon.

Investigators said Daniel Cottingham, 58, was traveling eastbound on State Road 252 near Heard Road around 4:00 p.m. when his motorcycle crossed into the westbound lane, hitting a truck pulling a camper trailer.

Cottingham, who was wearing a helmet, was pronounced dead at the scene.

Toxicology tests are pending, but investigators said alcohol and drugs are not suspected to be factors in the crash. The Indiana State Police-Versailles post is investigating.