Fatal accident on Cleveland's west side

A deadly accident on Cleveland's west side Wednesday afternoon.

A motorcycle and SUV collided on West 130th Street and Gilmore Avenue around 2:30PM.

The preliminary investigation reveals that the victim - identified as 53-year-old Carlton Woodford of Bedford - was operating his motorcycle south bound on W.130th Street when a SUV - driven by 58-year-old Thomas Coughlin - was traveling north bound on W. 130th Street made a left turn into the path of the motorcycle, causing Woodford to lose control of the motorcycle and collide with the SUV.

Woodford was not wearing a helmet at the time of the crash.

Upon completion of the investigation the facts will be presented to the Prosecutor's Office for review.

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