Fatal motorcycle accident on I-71

ASHLAND, OH (WOIO) - A man killed in a motorcycle accident on I-71 in Ashland. Troopers say it happened just after five am Sunday at US 250 in Montgomery Township.

The operator of a 2008 Honda Silver Wing motorcycle was traveling southbound, when he lost control. The motorcycle and driver slid off the right side of the road and struck a guardrail.

The 47-year-old man was pronounced dead at the scene, his name is not yet being released.

Troopers say the victim was not wearing a helmet.

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