Highway Patrol: Motorcyclist hit near Jackson Twp. road, dies

The crash happened at the Mahoning Avenue bridge over Meander Reservoir near Lipke Road


JACKSON TWP., Ohio (WKBN) – Ohio State Highway Patrol says one person was killed in a two-vehicle crash involving a motorcycle in Jackson Twp. on Sunday evening.

The crash happened at the Mahoning Avenue bridge over Meander Reservoir near Lipkey Road around 4:30 p.m.

The Canfield post of Highway Patrol said a motorcyclist, 65-year-old Thomas Smith of Warren, was on the side of the road with his 1962 Harley Davidson motorcycle, which had run out of gas.

A Jeep Wrangler being driven by a 17-year-old then veered off Mahoning Ave., hitting Smith and his motorcycle and killing Smith.

Highway Patrol is still investigating the crash.

No charges have been filed.

Thomas Smith Obituary

.

WKBN 27 First News provides commenting to allow for constructive discussion on the stories we cover. In order to comment here, you acknowledge you have read and agreed to our Terms of Service. Commenters who violate these terms, including use of vulgar language or racial slurs, will be banned. No links will be permitted. Please be respectful of the opinions of others. If you see an inappropriate comment, please flag it for our moderators to review.

Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in:

WordPress.com Logo

You are commenting using your WordPress.com account. Log Out / Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out / Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out / Change )

Google+ photo

You are commenting using your Google+ account. Log Out / Change )

Connecting to %s