Our news-gathering partners at The Republic report that both 45-year-old Travis J. Setser, and his wife 51-year-old Suzanne M. Setzer died after the crash in southern Bartholomew County on Saturday afternoon.
The newspaper reports that their motorcycle was hit by a pickup truck when they tried to cross at the intersection of County Roads 850S and 400W. Travis Setser was pronounced dead at the scene by Bartholomew County Coroner Clayton Nolting. Nolting said the cause of the death was blunt force trauma.
Suzanne Setser was flown by Statflight helicopter to St. Vincent Hospital in Indianapolis, where she later died, the newspaper reports.
The ride was in memory of Suzanne’s son Clayton Fowler. The 27-year-old died on July 10th of a drug overdose, according to The Republic..
The crash remains under investigation.