Police ID victim of fatal motorcycle collision in Union Township

UNION TOWNSHIP, OH (FOX19) - Police are investigating an accident between two motorcycles in Union Township that left at least one person dead.

Police were called to the scene just after 8 p.m. near the intersection of Round Bottom Road and River Valley Road.

Preliminary investigation reveals that Jason Carpenter, 36, of Williamsburg, was operating his Harley Davidson eastbound on Round Bottom Road when he lost control, crossed left of center and struck a guardrail. Carpenter then was ejected from the motorcycle and rolled over an embankment. His motorcycle slid westbound into another Harley Davidson driven by David Privett, 48, of Batavia.

Carpenter was pronounced dead by an Air Care physician. Privett was taken via ambulance to University Hospital.

The crash remains under investigation.

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