2 killed in Akron motorcycle crash in construction zone

2 killed in Akron motorcycle crash in construction zone

AKRON, Ohio (WOIO) - Two people on a motorcycle were killed in an accident early Monday morning in a construction zone, police said.

According to Akron police officers, the accident happened sometime after midnight on I-76 Westbound before I-277.

Construction workers found the bodies when they arrived at work, said police.

The names of the victims are not being released yet, but police said the driver was a 41-year-old man and the passenger was a 32-year-old victim.

Neither victim was wearing a helmet.

Akron police said speed was also a contributing factor.

Police said this is the third accident in that construction zone in the past week.

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