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Bloomington Man Arrested In Connection With Fatal Motorcycle Accident
Updated October 23, 2017 6:47 AM | Filed under: Crime
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(BLOOMINGTON) - A Bloomington man was arrested and charged with operating a vehicle while intoxicated in connection with a fatal motorcycle crash.

36-year-old Travis Wall faces preliminary charges of operating a vehicle while intoxicated causing death and driving while suspended causing death. He is being held on a $10,500 bond.

Police say the crash occurred just after 4 p.m. Thursday on North Walnut Street between North Old Ind. 37 and Blue Ridge Drive.

Wall was traveling southbound when he drove his car across the center line and hit a motorcycle in the northbound lane, police say.

Russell Stephen, 50, of Martinsville was ejected from his motorcycle and died at the scene.

Police say Wall failed dexterity tests at the scene, and he submitted to a blood draw. Police believe he was under the influence of methamphetamines.



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