Carey man dies in motorcycle crash

A motorcycle accident in Hancock County claimed the life of a Carey man early Sunday morning.

A spokeswoman from Hancock County Sheriff’s Office said Timothy E. Moore Jr., 25, was pronounced dead at the scene of the accident on SR 568, east of CR 330, in Amanda Township.

She said Moore was operating a 2003 Harley-Davidson that went off the north side of the roadway and struck a utility pole. The motorcycle rolled several times, and Moore was thrown from it, she said.

The spokeswoman said personnel from Hancock County Sheriff’s Office, Hanco EMS and Vanlue Fire Department responded to the crash.

The crash remained under investigation Sunday afternoon, and it was unknown what caused it, she said.