Posted by Trina Edwards - email
WHITEWATER TOWNSHIP, OH (FOX19) - A woman has died in a crash in Whitewater Township.
It happened in the 7200 block of State Route 128 just before 5 p.m. Sunday evening.
Police say a Chevy Cavalier operated by Lynda Colegate, 55, of Cleves, was traveling northbound on SR 128 when she attempted to make a left turn into a driveway. A Honda 900 RR motorcycle operated by Bobby Luke, 27, of Aurora, Ind., was also traveling northbound at a high rate of speed and in a reckless manner when he attempted to pass several vehicles in an area not designated for passing. Luke's motorcycle struck the driver's side of Colegate's vehicle.
Luke was taken to University Hospital and is listed in stable condition. Colegate was pronounced dead at the scene.
Police say speed and alcohol were both factors in the crash. Charges have not yet been filed.
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