Name released in fatal moped crash in Logansport

Authorities are investigating a fatal moped crash on Erie Street in Logansport on the night of Monday, March 18, 2014. (WLFI Photo)
Authorities are investigating a fatal moped crash on Erie Street in Logansport on the night of Monday, March 18, 2014. (WLFI Photo)

LOGANSPORT, Ind. (WLFI) – Logansport Police Department released the name of the deceased who crashed his moped into a parked car Monday night.

Logansport Police Assistant Chief Bryan Hillis told News 18 on Wednesday the deceased is Ernest Birnell, 59, of Logansport. He said Birnell was pronounced dead at Logansport Memorial Hospital.

Hillis said at approximately 6:40 p.m. Monday, a moped hit the rear of a parked car, near the intersection of 17th Street and Erie Avenue, in Logansport.

According to Hillis, there is no further information to report at this time.

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