Weekend Crashes Results In Two Dead, One Seriously Injured

Weekend Crashes Results In Two Dead, One Seriously Injured

  • 6/10/2019 8:48:48 AM
  • Sartaj Singh
  • Local News

MANSFIELD, OH - The Mansfield Post of the Ohio Highway Patrol is currently investigating three crashes that occurred over the weekend, with two of them being fatal. 

The first crash occurred on Eby Road at Franklin Church Road around 3 PM on June 8th, 2019. A 2002 Harley Davidson motorcycle was northbound on Franklin Church Road and turned left onto Eby Road. The motorcycle then traveled off the roadway while making a left turn and struck a tree. 

The driver of the Motorcycle was 59-year-old Casey Yost of Shiloh, Ohio. Yost succumbed to his injuries shortly after the crash. It is unknown if alcohol and drug usage area a factor in the crash.

Another fatal crash occurred the following day at 11 AM on State Route 61 and Dininger Road in Mansfield. The crash occurred when a bicyclist was westbound on Dininger Road, failed to stop for the stop sign and was struck by a 2013 black Jeep Grand Cherokee that was southbound on State Route 61. 

The bicyclist was a 12 year old from Shelby, Ohio. The 12 year old sustained fatal injuries and was pronounced deceased at the scene.  61-year-old Kimberly Davis, the driver of the driver of the Jeep, was not injured. 

Alcohol and drug usage are not a factor in the crash. The 12 year old was not wearing any protective gear or helmet at the time of the crash. 

A serious injury crash occurred at 5:06 PM on June 9th, 2019 on State Route 545 at Piper Road. A 2014 blue Chevrolet Cruze was southbound on State Route 545, failed to yield and turned left onto Piper Road. While turning, the Chevrolet was struck by a 1975 Harley Davidson motorcycle that was northbound on State Route 545. 

The operator of the motorcycle was 63 year old Richard Wynn of Mansfield, Ohio. Wynn was transported to OhioHealh with life threatening injuries. The driver of the Chevrolet, 24-Year-Old Scott Smith of Mansfield, was not injured in the crash. 

Alcohol and drug usage are not a factor in the crash. The operator of the motorcycle was not wearing a helmet at the time of the crash. 

All crashes remain under investigation. 

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