Motorcyclist killed in west Toledo crash identified

<span id="bIImageViewer_CaptionTextID">Official closed a portion of Alexis while investigating the crash but have since re-opened the roadway.</span>

Toledo Police have released the identity of a man killed while riding his motorcycle in west Toledo early Monday morning.

43-year-old Vance Popp, of Sylvania, was westbound on Alexis Road around 2:30 a.m. when his motorcycle was struck by a Jeep Cherokee pulling onto the road from Recamper Drive.

Police said the driver of the Jeep, 34-year-old Lora Staton, failed to yield before turning onto Alexis.

READ: Portion of Alexis Rd. closed following fatal motorcycle crash

Popp was pronounced dead at the scene. Staton was taken to a nearby hospital with non life-threatening injuries.

Toledo Police said an investigation into the crash is ongoing.