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Coroner: Witnesses indicate motorcyclist killed in crash was racing another car

One person died in a motorcycle crash in Franklin on Sunday, police said. (Photo: Raycom Media/file) One person died in a motorcycle crash in Franklin on Sunday, police said. (Photo: Raycom Media/file)
FRANKLIN, OH (FOX19) -

Witnesses indicate a motorcyclist was racing another vehicle when he caused the crash that took his life in Franklin on Sunday, according to the Warren County Coroner's Office.

Stephen Booth, 40, of Miamisburg was pronounced dead at the scene of the 3:10 p.m. collision at North Main and Van Horne streets, said Doyle Burke, the coroner''s investigator.

Witnesses have told authorities Booth was racing another car down Riley Boulevard when Booth's bike brushed up against the curb, Burke said.

Booth,who was wearing a helmet, lost control of his motorcycle and went airborne, he said.

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