Fremont motorcyclist killed in Ohio turnpike Crash
Thu, 09 May 2013 02:41:05 GMT —
The Milan Post of the Ohio State Highway Patrol is investigating a fatal crash that killed a Fremont man on Wednesday.
The two-vehicle accident happened along the Ohio Turnpike near the Fremont toll gate, milepost 91, in Sandusky Township.
Officials say 33-year-old Douglas Rhoades was traveling eastbound, on a motorcycle, when he crossed over a concrete divider, went onto the westbound entrance ramp and then into the path of a tractor trailer.
Rhoades was wearing a helmet at the time of the crash, but was pronounced dead at the scene.
The driver of the tractor trailer, 56-year-old Roger Tooley of Kent, was not injured.