Motorcyclist struck twice in fatal crash in Butler County
FAIRFIELD TOWNSHIP, Ohio (WXIX) - A 42-year-old motorcyclist is dead in a three-vehicle crash in Butler County, police say.
It happened Sunday night at the intersection of Ohio 4 (Hamilton-Middletown Road) at Millikin Road, according to a news release Monday.
A preliminary investigation indicates the motorcycle operator slowed or stopped at the northbound side of the intersection just before 9:30 p.m., police say.
The driver of a northbound 2005 Toyota Solara hit the motorcycle from behind, ejecting the motorcyclist onto the road, according to the release.
Another vehicle traveling north on Ohio 4, a 2012 Kia Soul, then struck the motorcyclist, who was pronounced dead at the scene, police say. He was not wearing a helmet.
The Butler County Coroner’s Office identified him as Stephen Stocks of Liberty Township.
The drivers of the other two vehicles spoke with police during the investigation. Both are Hamilton men in their 30s, police say.
The crash remains under investigation.
Anyone who may have additional information or witnessed the crash is asked to call the Fairfield Township Police Investigations Section at 513-785-1463.
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