Motorcyclist dies after being thrown under a car in Miami Township

MIAMI TOWNSHIP, OH (FOX19) - A motorcyclist died after colliding with a car in Miami Township on Sunday.

Christopher Brooksbank, 45, was driving his motorcycle southbound when he traveled left of center and was struck by a Toyota Avalon around 7:40 p.m. in the 4700 block of East Miami River Rd. Charles Webb, 78, was driving the Avalon in the northbound lane when the two collided.

Brooksbank was pronounced dead at the scene. He was not wearing a helmet at the time of the crash. Webb was not injured.

Alcohol and/or drugs are believed to be factors. The Hamilton County Sheriff's Office Traffic Safety Unit is investigating the crash.

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