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Truck collides with motorcycle, resulting in serious injuries


The Ohio State Highway Patrol continues to investigate a crash on Friday afternoon that sent one person to a Columbus hospital by way of CareFlight.

The crash happened shortly before 3 p.m. motorcycle rear-ended a pickup truck and the driver had to be flown to an area hospital. The crash occurred on County Road 5, just south of Main Street in Zanesfield.

The driver of motorcycle, who has not been identified, suffered life-threatening injuries.

Troopers said the motorcycle was southbound and failed to maintain assured clear distance ahead, striking a 2008 Chevrolet pickup truck in the rear heading in the same direction.

The driver of the pickup, 55-year-old Seth Harrison of New Carlisle, was not injured. The driver of the motorcycle was flown via CareFlight to Grant Medical Center in Columbus.

More details will be posted as they become available.



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