Woman arrested after serious motorcycle crash on I-71

Gina Whited (Source: Hamilton County Sheriff's Office)
Gina Whited (Source: Hamilton County Sheriff's Office)

A woman has been arrested following a serious motorcycle crash on Interstate 71.

The crash occurred Wednesday evening just after 10 p.m. at the 3.5 milemarker on northbound 71.

Police say Gina Whited, 57, failed to maintain a clear distance when she hit a motorcycle driven by Jesse Malone, 25. She is charged with two counts of aggravated vehicular assault.

Malone was taken to the hospital in serious condition. His passenger, Sherry Sublett, 27, is in critical condition.

Police say Malone and Sublett were not wearing helmets.

According to Hamilton County court records, Whited was under the influence of drugs and was operating  under a previous OVI suspension. She was taken to the Hamilton County Justice Center.

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