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1 killed in motorcycle, semi-truck crash

Updated: Thursday, September 12 2013, 04:47 PM EDT


One person was killed in a crash involving two motorcycles and a semitrailer in Harrison County on Thursday.

Richard A. Brown, 70, of Cadiz, Ohio, was killed in the crash on U.S. Route 250 in Stock Township.

According to a news release from the Ohio State Highway Patrol, the truck was slowed for stopped traffic on U.S. 250 at the intersection of State Route 646 around 11 a.m.

The driver of the semi-truck then lost control, slid left of center and crashed into Brown, who was heading west on a 1997 Harley-Davidson Softail.

Officials said Brown's motorcycle was pushed into a guardrail and caught fire. The driver of a Honda Gold Wing motorcycle then slid into the semitrailer.

Neither the truck driver nor the operator of the Gold Wing was injured.

The Ohio State Highway Patrol is investigating the crash.

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1 killed in motorcycle, semi-truck crash

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