TIPTON — A Kokomo man died Wednesday when he lost control of his motorcycle on Ind. 213 at the Hamilton/Tipton county line.
According to the Tipton County Sheriff Department, Richard E. Salsbery, no age given, was driving his 2007 Honda 1300 south on Ind. 213 near 300 East Wednesday evening, when his motorcycle left the roadway, sending him flipping and sliding approximately 120 feet.
Salsbery was airlifted to St. Vincent Hospital in Indianapolis, where he was pronounced dead.
The accident remains under investigation.
Sheriff deputies were assisted at the scene by Hamilton County Sheriff Department, Indiana State Police reconstruction team, Atlanta Police Department, and White River and Jackson township fire departments.