One Person Killed in Barnesville Motorcycle Accident

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The Ohio State Highway Patrol is investigating an accident that happened on state route 800, just south of Somerton, Sunday afternoon.

OSHP a woman driving Dodge Journey was traveling southbound on 800 when a motorcycle driving northbound came around a turn too fast and went left of center, hitting the dodge head-on.

The driver and passenger of the motorcycle were thrown from the bike.  The driver was seriously injured and was taken to a Pittsburgh hospital via Life Flight.

The passenger suffered serious head injuries and was pronounced dead at the scene.  Neither were wearing a helmet at the time of the accident.

The driver of the Dodge was not injured.

The crash remains under investigation.

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