Victim identified in deadly motorcycle crash in Fairfield

Victim identified in deadly motorcycle crash in Fairfield

FAIRFIELD, Ohio (FOX19) - A motorcyclist killed in a two-vehicle crash in Fairfield Sunday has been identified.

Officers responded to South Gilmore and Resor roads at around 1:41 p.m.

They said they received a report of an accident involving a motorcycle and a sport utility vehicle.

The motorcycle was traveling southbound on Gilmore Road when it struck an SUV turning left onto Resor Road, according to Fairfield police.

The driver of SUV suffered minor injuries and was taken to a hospital by relatives, they said.

An ambulance transported the motorcyclist to Mercy Hospital Fairfield, where he was pronounced dead, according to police.

The Butler County Coroner’s office identified the victim as Michael J. Botkins, 64, of Hamilton.

The crash remains under investigation.

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