Goshen News, Goshen, IN

June 20, 2013

UPDATE: Millersburg bicyclist dies from crash injuries

A STAFF REPORT
THE GOSHEN NEWS

— A Millersburg bicyclist who was struck by a vehicle early Wednesday has died.

Daniel C. Yoder, 26, was airlifted to Memorial Hospital of South Bend after the crash, and had been listed in critical condition. The St. Joseph County coroner informed Elkhart County police of Yoder’s death Thursday.

Police said Yoder was riding his bicycle on C.R. 40 east of Ind. 13 around 4:44 a.m. Wednesday when he was struck by a 2001 Dodge Stratus. The car was driven by Jason P. Johnson, 39, Middlebury.

Police said the automobile was eastbound on C.R. 40 and crossed the center line, striking the bicyclist. The car had damage to its front end, windshield and roof.

The investigation into the crash continues, police reported Thursday.