PDT Staff Writer
ADAMS COUNTY — The Georgetown Post of the Ohio State Highway Patrol are investigating a crash that occurred on Thursday, July 12, which claimed the life of Dale A. Hunter, age 54, of McDermott.
According to information released by the Highway Patrol, the crash occurred at approximately 3:21 p.m. on Ohio Route 247 near milepost 20, in Scott Township in Adams County. A 2002 Honda VT1100 being operated by Hunter was traveling southbound on 247. The preliminary investigation indicates that Hunter failed to negotiate a curve and traveled off the right side of the roadway. The motorcycle struck a ditch, overturned, and came to rest off the right side of the roadway.
Hunter was transported to Adams County Regional Medical Center and he was pronounced deceased. Troopers indicate a helmet was not in use at the time of the crash.
The crash remains under investigation by the Georgetown Post of the Ohio State Highway Patrol.
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