Georgetown motorcyclist dies in crash

HILLSBORO, OH (FOX19) - A Georgetown man has died after a crash in Hillsboro.

It happened Sunday afternoon just before 1 p.m. at the intersection of North High Street and Diamond DRive.

Hillsboro Police say John T. Durham, 63, of Georgetown, was northbound on High Street on a motorcycle and Carol Reffitt, 48, of Hillsboro was traveling southbound.

Police say Reffitt swerved left of center to avoid striking a vehicle that had stopped in front of her and drove into the path of Durham's motorcycle, causing the vehicles to collide and throwing Durham from his bike.

Durham was taken to Miami Valley Hospital via medical helicopter, where he died.

The crash remains under investigation by Ohio State Highway Patrol.

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