Hamilton man dies in afternoon motorcycle crash

Harrison Township, OH (FOX19) - The Hamilton County Sheriff's Traffic Safety Unit is investigating a motorcycle crash that claimed the life of a Hamilton man.

According to the sheriff's office Dennis R. Hazelton, 53, lost control of his motorcycle and traveled off the right side of New Biddinger Road, near Lee's Creek Road, in Harrison Township. The bike struck a culvert and then Hazelton and the motorcycle struck a utility pole.

The crash occurred around 12:30 Monday afternoon.

Hazelton died at University Hospital - Harrison.

He was wearing a helmet at the time of the crash.