Terre Haute man involved in a motorcycle crash will not survive as family works through organ donor process

Sheriff Mike Phelps said Danny Smith, Jr. was riding the motorcycle with his wife Rachael when he swerved to miss a deer.

Posted: Jun 6, 2019 11:06 AM
Updated: Jun 7, 2019 12:00 PM

VERMILLION COUNTY, Ind. (WTHI) - A Terre Haute man will not survive his injuries from a motorcycle accident in Vermillion County.

Sheriff Mike Phelps said Danny Smith, Jr. was riding the motorcycle with his wife Rachael when he swerved to miss a deer.

That caused him to lose control and flip his motorcycle.

LINK | VERMILLION COUNTY MOTORCYCLE CRASH INVOLVING A DEER LEAVES TERRE HAUTE COUPLE WITH SERIOUS INJURIES

Rachael was taken to a local hospital, Danny was airlifted to Methodist Hospital in Indianapolis.

His family confirms Danny is an organ donor, and they are working through that process now.

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