The following statement was issued Wednesday morning by the Allen County Coroner's Office:
The motorcyclist who was pronounced dead at the scene of a crash yesterday afternoon just before 1:00 p. m. at East State Boulevard and Bolton Avenue has been identified. He is Christopher Eugene Burcham, a 21 year old white male from Fort Wayne.
Cause of death: Blunt force trauma
Manner of death: Accident
Burcham is the 12th traffic fatality for Fort Wayne and Allen County in 2014. The incident remains under investigtion by the Fort Wayne Police Department, The F.A.C.T. Team, and the Allen County Coroner’s Office.