Man killed in motorcycle crash in Morgan County

MORGAN COUNTY, Ohio (WTAP) - An motorcycle crash that went unnoticed for several days has claimed the life of a 42-year-old McConnelsville man, authorities said.

According to the Marietta post of the Ohio State Highway Patrol, Jeremy A. Pope died in the crash that appeared to have happened about 6:15 p.m. Friday on County Road 47 in Malta Township in Morgan County.

Troopers said a Morgan County sheriff's deputy found the crash scene about 11:30 a.m. Monday.

Troopers said Pope was driving west when he lost control of his 2019 Harley Davidson and hit a tree. He was not wearing a helmet, troopers said.

The Highway Patrol is continuing to investigate the cause of the crash.