Motorcyclist treated after Jasper-area accident

From Local Sources

JASPER — A motorcyclist was transported for treatment after a Monday evening accident along a county road southeast of Jasper.

Christopher Waltz, Jasper, was operating a 2007 Honda motorcycle when the 7:13 p.m. accident occurred on Schnellville Road 180 feet east of St. Anthony Road West, according to the Dubois County Sheriff’s Office.

A deputy said Waltz was distracted when his motorcycle went into a ditch on the south side of the roadway.

Waltz was taken for treatment at Memorial Hospital and Health Care Center. A hospital spokeswoman said he was treated and released.

The motorcycle was taken from the scene.

The Celestine Volunteer Fire Department and Memorial Hospital Emergency Medical Services assisted.

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