Sheriff: Speed apparent factor in deadly Summit County motorcycle crash

COVENTRY TOWNSHIP, Ohio - A man is dead after a motorcycle crash on State Route 224 in Coventry Township Sunday afternoon.

The Summit County Sheriff's Office said 24-year-old Ronald Rhome, of Massillon, was traveling on Interstate 77 south at the 122 mile post when his 2007 Suzuki motorcycle went off the left side of the roadway and hit a sign post. They said he was ejected from the motorcycle.

Rhome was taken to Akron City Hospital where he later died.

The crash remains under investigation but the sheriff's office said speed appears to have been a factor.

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