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29-year-old man dies in motorcycle crash on I-77 in the city of Green

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Posted at 8:02 AM, Jun 02, 2020
and last updated 2020-06-02 08:02:51-04

GREEN, Ohio — A 29-year-old man died in a motorcycle crash on I-77 in the city of Green late Monday night, according to a release from the Summit County Sheriff’s Office.

The sheriff’s response team responded at around 9:40 p.m. to a crash on I-77 south near the Massillon Road exit.

Investigators learned a 29-year-old male from Jackson Township in Stark County was riding a 2015 Yamaha motorcycle on I-77 southbound at an “extreme high-rate of speed.”

The motorcycle struck a 1995 Chevy, S10 driven by a 46-year-old man, who was also traveling on I-77.

After the motorcycle struck the Chevy S10, it continued south on I-77, in which it struck a Jeep driven by a 27-year-old female.

The 29-year-old man died from his injuries in the crash and was transported to the Summit County Medical Examiner’s Office.

The driver of the Chevy 10 was transported a local hospital with minor injuries. The driver of the Jeep was not injured.

Investigators said speed was a factor, but at this time it’s unknown if drugs or alcohol were also factors in the crash. The 29-year-old was wearing a helmet at the time of the crash.