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One Airlifted To Hospital After Motorcycle Crash In Franklin Co.

Posted On September 12, 2017

By Travis Thayer

(Franklin County, Ind.) – A woman was injured following a motorcycle accident in Franklin County.

Franklin County Sheriff’s deputies responded to the crash on State Road 229 at the intersection of Ripperger Road around 12:30 p.m. on Saturday.

Deputies say Angela R. Barrett, 43, of Centerville, Indiana, was traveling southbound on S.R. 229 when she lost control of her 2003 Harley Davidson motorcycle on loose gravel.

Barrett was eventually thrown from the motorcycle as she went off the roadway and into a field. She was flown by StatFlight medical helicopter to an Indianapolis hospital for treatment. Her condition was not released.

Deputies said Barrett had been wearing a helmet at the time of the crash.

Units assisting at the scene included Metamora Volunteer Fire Department, Responder 24 and Batesville Rescue.