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Northwest Indiana man dies after motorcycle crash

(VALPARAISO, Ind.) A man died Wednesday after being involved in a motorcycle crash last week in northwest Indiana.

Jeremy Weir, 39, died at 4:41 p.m. Wednesday at Advocate Christ Medical Center in Oak Lawn, according to the Cook County Medical Examiner’s office.

Weir was driving a 1998 Suzuki motorcycle eastbound on State Road 2 near Old State Road 2 near Valparaiso, Ind., when he lost control and crashed about 10:45 p.m. June 13, according to the Porter County Sheriff’s office.

The motorcycle went into a ditch and struck a fence at the edge of a field before coming to rest, according to a police report.

A passenger on Weir’s motorcycle was also hurt, according to the sheriff’s office. Neither Weir nor the passenger were wearing helmets at the time of the crash.

A witness said Weir had not consumed any alcohol or drugs before the crash, according to the report.

An autopsy is scheduled for Thursday.