Accident claims motorcyclist's life in Springfield Township

A two-vehicle accident in Springfield Township has left one person dead.

It happened Tuesday afternoon on Garden Road, east of Kenmore Road, shortly before 3 p.m. The Ohio State Highway Patrol says 56-year-old Ramiz A. Bcharah of Maumee failed to yield the right of way to 65-year-old Dennis J. Garn of Toledo, who was driving a motorcycle. Bcharah hit Garn's motorcycle, causing it to overturn and eject Garn.

Although Garn was wearing a helmet, he later died at an area hospital, according to the news release. Bcharah and his passenger did not sustain any injuries. Authorities added that alcohol or drugs are not suspected in the accident, and the crash remains under investigation.