OSHP Investigating Fatal Motorcycle Accident


The Ohio State Highway Patrol is investigating a fatal motorcycle crash that happened Monday night around 10:40.

The crash happened on County Road 10 (Blaine Barton Road) about .2 miles west of US Route 40.

OSHP reports Robert Paul Sutton, 59, of Wheeling, was driving his 2006 Harley Davison Motorcycle when he went off the left side of the road. The bike overturned on its right side, ejecting Sutton.

Sutton was not wearing a helmet, he was pronounced dead at the scene.

Troopers from the OSHP were assisted at the scene by Belmont County Sheriff’s Office, Barton Fire Department and the Cumberland Trail Fire Department.

The crash remains under investigation.

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