Crash kills Indy deputy

A Marion County Sheriff’s Department deputy was killed after he lost control of his motorcycle after hitting a pothole.

Eric W. Stofer, 35, of Indianapolis, was traveling south on Acton Road about 7:30 p.m. Sunday when he hit a pothole just a few hundred feet north of the Johnson County line.

Stofer lost control of the motorcycle, which then fell on top of him, according to an Indiana State Police news release.

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