On Friday, July 10, 2020 at approximately 7:43 PM the Montgomery County Sheriff’s Office was dispatched to a personal injury crash in the 300 Block of west County Road 300 South.
Deputies arrived and learned that Christopher A. Cope, 54, of Crawfordsville had been operating his 2020 KTM dirt bike on his property when he lost control and struck a tree. Mr. Cope was pronounced deceased at the scene.
There were no passengers on the dirt bike.
The Montgomery County Sheriff’s Office was assisted at the scene by the Crawfordsville Fire Department, Indiana State Police and the Montgomery County Coroner’s Office.