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60-year-old man riding motorcycle in Lorain dies after being struck by SUV

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Posted at 12:11 PM, Nov 11, 2020
and last updated 2020-11-11 12:11:44-05

LORAIN, Ohio — A 60-year-old man was killed Tuesday afternoon in Lorain in a motorcycle crash involving an SUV.

The man has been identified as Robert Evans, of Lorain, according to police.

The crash happened around 4:44 p.m. at the intersection of West Erie Avenue and Oak Point Road.

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Robert Evans, 60, of Lorain, was killed Tuesday afternoon in a car vs motorcycle crash in Lorain.

Authorities say an 81-year-old woman driving a 2019 Ford Escape failed to yield the right of way of oncoming traffic at the intersection. Evans, riding a 2008 Harley-Davidson motorcycle, was heading east on West Erie Avenue and the SUV was heading west on the same street when the SUV’s driver turned left onto Oak Point Road and the two vehicles collided.

The impact caused Evans to be ejected from the motorcycle. Evans was not wearing a helmet, police said.

The SUV’s driver was transported to a nearby hospital, treated and released.

According to police, sun glare may have contributed to the crash.

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