Fort Wayne Cyclist Dies

One person has died as a result of fiery crash involving a truck and a motorcycle. It happened Tuesday afternoon around 12:40 at the intersection of Bolton Street and East State Boulevard. Witnesses told Police, the cyclist was performing wheelees and speeding in the eastbound lanes of State St. Moments later the bike collided with a pick up truck. The force of the impact ignited the pickup truck however, the driver and passenger in the truck escaped unharmed. The cyclist, 21 year old Christopher Burcham was pronounced dead at the scene. The Allen County Coroner says Burcham died of blunt force trauma and has ruled his manner of death an accident. The accident closed the eastbound lane of State Boulevard from Laverne Avenue to Bolton for about three hours.