Fortville man dies in motorcycle accident


A Fortville man died Sept. 8 after his motorcycle left the road near Southeastern Parkway and Connecticut Avenue in southeast Hamilton County.

Hamilton County Sheriff’s Office deputies were dispatched just before 9:20 p.m. for a single-vehicle accident. Emergency responders gave first aid treatment, but the motorcyclist, Charles H. Theobald IV, 45, was pronounced dead at the scene.

Investigators believe Theobald was driving southbound on Southeastern Parkway on a 2010 Harley-Davidson XL 1200 when he left the road, driving down an embankment and striking a tree. Theobold, who was not wearing a helmet, was ejected from the motorcycle.

No one witnessed the accident. Anyone with information about it may call the HCSO crash team at 317-773-1872.