Motorcyclist killed in weekend crash in Clermont County
TATE TOWNSHIP, Ohio (WXIX) - A motorcyclist is dead after a crash in Clermont County over the weekend, according to the Hamilton County Coroner’s Office.
Robert Meade, 39, of Amelia was taken early Sunday to the University of Cincinnati Medical Center, where he was pronounced dead on Monday, a coroner’s report shows.
The cause of the crash remains under investigation, according to the Ohio State Highway Patrol.
It was reported at 12:17 a.m. at Ohio 125 and Crane Schoolhouse Road in Tate Township, the patrol said in a news release Tuesday.
A preliminary investigation revealed a 2009 Toyota Highlander was traveling north on Crane Schoolhouse Road and then turned left to head west onto Ohio 125, according to the release.
Meade was headed west on Ohio 125 on his 2014 Harley Davidson Street Glide Special motorcycle. While completing the turn, the Harley Davidson struck the back of the SUV, OSP says.
The motorcycle continued off the left side of the road before it stopped.
Meade was airlifted in a medical helicopter to University of Cincinnati hospital with life-threatening injuries, according to the patrol’s news release.
The driver of the SUV was not hurt.
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