Tragically in Orange Township, Ohio a semi truck crash has left one motorcyclist dead. Furthermore, 39-year-old Shawn Hill was hit and killed Friday while he was riding his motorcycle. Likewise, Hill was killed by a semi that was hauling chemicals on large trailer. John Coyle of Indiana drove the semi truck that was involve din the fatal accident that happened on Kirkwood Road.
According to witnesses, Hill may have ran through the stop sign at County Road 25-A when he ran his motorcycle into the back of Coyle’s semi trailer. Sadly Hill was not wearing a helmet at the time of the motorcycle crash and killed at the scene. After the fatal motorcycle accident, Coyle did not immediately pull over until about eight miles down the road. Police are currently unaware if Coyle knew an accident had occurred but either way the accident is being treating as a hit and run. Coyle’s vehicle is now impounded, and an investigation is underway.
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