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Fatal motorcycle crash in New Franklin Township

Fatal motorcycle crash in New Franklin Township (Source: Raycom Media) Fatal motorcycle crash in New Franklin Township (Source: Raycom Media)
NEW FRANKLIN, OH (WOIO) -

Ohio State Highway Patrol is investigating a fatal motorcycle crash in New Franklin Township.

The crash occurred at approximately 5:00 P.M. on Saturday, February 20. 

Michael Keith of Akron was operating a 2007 Harley Davidson eastbound on West Canton Rd.

Troopers say Keith, 35, came over a hillcrest and swerved to avoid a driver pulling out of a private driveway. Keith went off the roadway, lost control and struck a guardrail. 

Keith was transported to Akron General Hospital, where he was pronounced dead. 

Keith was not wearing a protective helmet at the time of the crash.

The crash remains under investigation. 

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