Fatal crash in Washington County

BELPRE, Ohio The Marietta Patrol Post of the Ohio State Highway Patrol is investigating a fatal crash.

The crash occurred on County Road 51 (Joe Skinner Road) near milepost 1 on August 24th, the time of the call was 4:06 a.m.

A 2016 Harley Davidson FXSE/CVO Pro Street Breakout driven by Joshua T. Miller, age 28, a resident of Belpre.

The motorcycle did not stop at right curve and went off the road. The motorcycle struck a guardrail. Miller was separated from the motorcycle and the motorcycle continued and struck a fence. Miller was not wearing a helmet at the time of the crash and was pronounced dead at the scene.

Little Hocking Township Volunteer Fire Department, Jerry's Towing, and the Washington County Sheriff's Office were on the scene

Alcohol is said to be a factor in the crash.



 
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