Fourth of July Motorcycle Ride Turns into Double Fatal Accident

By Scott Sarvay

July 4, 2012 Updated Jul 10, 2012 at 10:41 AM EDT

Fort Wayne, Ind. (Indiana’s NewsCenter) – A holiday motorcycle accident has claimed the life of a husband and wife.

Preliminary reports indicate that a passenger car was traveling southbound on Ardmore and crossed the center line striking the motorcycle, ridden by 56-year-old James Hendrickson, Jr. and his wife 50-year-old Catherine, head-on.

The motorcycle accident occurred just after noon on Wednesday at the intersection of Ardmore and Covington.

James H. was pronounced dead at the scene. His wife Catherine was transported to a local hospital in critical condition where she later passed away from her injuries.

The Hendrickson’s were not wearing helmets.

What are your thoughts CLICK HERE to leave us a "QUESTION OF THE DAY” comment.

© Copyright 2016, A Quincy Media broadcasting station. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.

To submit a comment on this article, your email address is required. We respect your privacy and your email will not be visible to others nor will it be added to any email lists.