Motorcyclist dies after crashing into vehicle that failed to yield on left turn in Seneca Co.

The crash occurred on Sept. 14 at 9:30 p.m.
The crash occurred on Sept. 14 at 9:30 p.m.(Pixabay)
Published: Sep. 15, 2023 at 11:26 AM EDT
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NORWALK, Ohio (WTVG) - The Ohio State Highway Patrol is investigating a fatal crash in Seneca County that killed a motorcycle driver on Thursday.

The crash occurred on Sept. 14 at 9:30 p.m. According to OSHP, Joseph Knott, 45, of Tiffin, was operating a 2012 Harley Davidson Street Glide heading southwest on State Route 101. At the same time, a 91-year-old man was driving a 2018 Ford EcoSport heading northeast on State Route 101 and turning onto Township Road 188.

The 91-year-old driver failed to yield while turning left and Knott struck the vehicle. OSHP says Knott was thrown from the vehicle and landed in the roadway. He was not wearing a helmet at the time of the crash and died at the scene.

OSHP says it is unknown if alcohol or drugs were a factor. The crash remains under investigation.

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