Motorcyclist Killed in Perry County Crash

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The Lancaster Post of the State Highway Patrol is investigating a fatal accident that occurred Wednesday night in Perry County.

It happened just before 9:30 p.m. at the intersection of State Route 204 and New Salem Road. When troopers arrived, they found a Pontiac G6 driven by 44-year-old Rebecca S. Silva of Thornville with heavy damage to the passenger side door and a Yamaha motorcycle driven by 56-year-old Timothy A. White of Thornville with heavy front end damage.

Silva was transported to OSU Medical Center where she was treated and released. White was flown by MedFlight to Grant Hospital where he died from his injuries. Troopers say he was wearing a helmet. The accident remains under investigation.

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