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Troopers: Elyria man fatally injured in motorcycle accident

7:47 AM, Sep 7, 2012   |    comments
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AMHERST TOWNSHIP -- The Elyria Post of the Highway Patrol is investigating a fatal motorcycle accident.

Troopers say Thursday night around 10:15 they were called to State Route 113, west of Bechtel Road.

When troopers arrived, they found 48-year-old Charles Smith, of Elyria, dead after being thrown off his motorcycle.

Troopers say Smith was traveling eastbound on SR 113 when he drove off the right side of the road.

His motorcycle overturned and ejected him onto the road.

A car driven by a 54-year-old Elyria woman struck Smith.

Troopers say Smith was not wearing a helmet and the driver of the car was wearing her seatbelt.

The accident is still under investigation.

WKYC-TV

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