Frazeysburg Man Killed in Motorcycle Crash

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The Zanesville Post of the Highway Patrol is investigating a fatal motorcycle accident. 

It happened Friday just after 11:00 pm on East Highland Drive near Hilltop road in Muskingum County. 

Troopers says 34-year-old John Saxton of Frazeysburg was traveling north on East Highland when he went off the right side of the road, striking a tree. 

Saxton was pronounced dead at the scene. 

A passenger, 36-year-old Kelly Saxton, also of Frazeysburg was transported to Genesis Hospital with life threatening injuries. 

The Patrol says alcohol is considered a factor in this crash, which remains under investigation.

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