(6-7-18) Mercer County Sheriff Jeff Grey reports his office is investigating a fatal traffic crash that took place on June 6, 2018 just before 3:41 PM. The investigation reveals that 20 year old Hunter Wycuff from 2251 Mud Pike Celina, was traveling east bound on Mud Pike and attempted to turn north into the driveway at his residence, and turned into the path of a west bound motorcycle operated by 71 year old James Hart of 3888 Carmel Church Road Celina.
Wycuff was driving a 2004 Chevy Silverado pickup truck. Hart was driving a 1988 Harley Davidson motorcycle. Hart was airlifted from the scene to Lutheran Hospital in Fort Wayne, where he later passed away from his injuries. This marks the second fatal traffic accident in Mercer County for 2018.
This remains under investigation. Deputies were assisted on scene by Rockford Fire Department, Chatt Fire Department and the Celina Squad.