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2 killed in motorcycle crash on State Route 101: OSHP





Clyde, Ohio — The Ohio State Highway Patrol is conducting an investigation into a two-vehicle collision involving a motorcycle that occurred on State Route 101, south of the turnpike.

The fatal crash took place Saturday at approximately 4:11 p.m.

According to the Ohio State Highway Patrol, the incident involved a 2014 red Harley Davidson Electra Glide traveling northeast on State Route 101. The motorcycle was operated by Donald G. Brown Jr., a 67-year-old resident of Clyde. Riding as a passenger was Lisa M. Brown, 65, also from Clyde.

At the same time, a 2019 gray Nissan Sentra, driven by 72-year-old Nancy L. Taylor of Clyde, was traveling southwest on State Route 101.

According to OSHP, Taylor veered left of center, resulting in a head-on collision with Brown and his passenger. Neither Donald nor Lisa Brown were wearing helmets at the time of the accident. As a result of the crash, both individuals sustained fatal injuries.

In contrast, Taylor, who was wearing a seatbelt, suffered serious injuries. She was promptly transported to Firelands Hospital, where she is currently in stable condition.

Responding to the scene were several emergency agencies, including the Sandusky County Sheriff’s Office, Sandusky County EMS, Clyde Fire Department, Sandusky County Coroner’s Office, and Rush’s Towing, who provided assistance to the Ohio State Highway Patrol during the incident.

The cause of the collision remains under investigation, with the Ohio State Highway Patrol actively working to determine the circumstances leading to the tragic crash.

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