Smyrna – Troopers are investigating a fatal motorcycle crash that occurred around 6:00 p.m. Wednesday October 19, as a 54-year-old male from Dover, was operating a 2012 Triumph motorcycle eastbound on Smyrna-Leipsic Road west of Big Oak Road.
For undetermined reasons, as the motorcycle entered into a moderate left curve, it drove off the south side of the road and struck a ditch before striking a vinyl fence.
The operator was ejected from the motorcycle upon impact and was pronounced dead at the scene. It is unknown if he was wearing a helmet at the time of the crash. His name is being withheld pending notification of next of kin
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