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Ohio State Highway Patrol investigating fatal crash involving 2 motorcycles

Posted at 10:59 PM, Jul 07, 2019

OAK HARBOR, Ohio — The Sandusky Post of the Ohio State Highway Patrol is investigating a fatal crash involving two motorcycles Sunday evening.

A 2007 Suzuki GSX-R was traveling westbound on state Route 105 when the driver failed to negotiate a right-hand curve, went left of center and struck a 2017 Harley Davidson CVO Electra Glide that was traveling eastbound on SR 105, according to troopers.

The driver of the Suzuki struck the Harley head-on. The Harley went off the side of the road and overturned, troopers said.

The driver of the Harley, later identified as 54-year-old David Snoke, of Findlay, was thrown from his motorcycle as it overturned, according to troopers.

Snoke died from his injuries, troopers said.

The 20-year-old driver of the Suzuki suffered incapacitating injuries from the crash and was transported to a nearby hospital by Promedica Lifeflight, according to troopers.

Troopers said alcohol is not suspected as a factor in the crash.

Snoke was not wearing a helmet at the time of the crash, troopers said.

The crash remains under investigation.