Fatal Motorcycle Accident on Bluffton, Rider ID'd

By Katrina Helmer
By Scott Sarvay

March 28, 2012 Updated Mar 28, 2012 at 2:35 PM EDT

FORT WAYNE, Ind. (Indiana's NewsCenter) - The Allen County Coroner has identified the motorcyclist killed in a crash Tuesday night.

Investigators say around 6:15 p.m., 59-year-old Scott Beatty of Fort Wayne was heading south in the 1800 block of Bluffton Road when a car pulled out in front of him from a driveway.

Beatty was unconscious at the scene and died at the hospital from blunt force trauma to his head.

Beatty was not wearing a helmet.

Beatty is the fifth person and second motorcyclist to die in a crash so far this year.




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