Celina man killed in Mercer County crash


A Celina man was killed in a crash involving a motorcycle and pickup truck on Mud Pike Road Wednesday afternoon.

Deputies responded to the crash in the 2200 block of Mud Pike around 3:40 p.m.

Investigators said a man was turning into the driveway of his residence, when he turned into the path of an oncoming motorcycle.

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The motorcyclist, James Hart, 71, of Celina, was transported by medical helicopter to Lutheran Hospital in Fort Wayne, where he died from his injuries, deputies said.

The crash remains under investigation and its unclear whether any charges or citations will be filed.