Mansfield man killed in motorcycle crash

Mansfield man killed in motorcycle crash

HUNTINGTON TOWNSHIP, OH (WOIO) - A Mansfield man killed in a motorcycle accident early Friday morning in Huntington Township.

It happened shortly after 5 a.m. on State Route 58 just north of New London Eastern Road.

59-year-old Braden R. Wert was riding a 1981 Honda motorcycle when he failed to negotiate a curve, drove off the right side of the roadway and struck a ditch and fence before overturning and getting ejected.

He was pronounced dead at the scene. Wert was not wearing a helmet.

The crash remains under investigation.

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