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Motorcycle rider dies in crash on I-71 in Strongsville Sunday

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Posted at 4:39 PM, Aug 22, 2021
and last updated 2021-08-22 21:37:58-04

CLEVELAND — A motorcyclist traveling on I-71 southbound Sunday afternoon died in crash, according to the Ohio State Highway Patrol.

State troopers responded Sunday at approximately 3:26 p.m. to a one-vehicle crash on I-71 southbound near milepost 233 in Strongsville.

A motorcyclist operating a 1997 Yamaha motorcycle traveled off the left side of the road and struck a guardrail.

The motorcyclist was ejected from the bike.

According to the OSHP, the rider was not wearing a helmet and was pronounced dead at the scene.

The crash previously closed a portion of I-71 southbound near the Ohio Turnpike.

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