Motorcycle Crash Kills 1 In Newark - NBC4: Columbus, Ohio News, Weather, and Sports (WCMH-TV)

Motorcycle Crash Kills 1 In Newark

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NEWARK, Ohio -

One person was killed in a motorcycle crash on state Route 79 in Newark Friday night.

Newark police and medics were dispatched to the ramp from northbound S.R. 79 to westbound state Route 16 shortly after 9 p.m. on a report of a crash.

Emergency crews found Richard Mitchell, 56, when they arrived on scene.

Medics pronounced the victim dead on the scene.

Investigators say Mitchell lost control of his motorcycle and crashed into a guardrail and lamp post.

The crash remains under investigation by Newark police and the Licking County coroner's office.


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