AKRON, Ohio — Three people died Sunday afternoon in two different motorcycle crashes, the Summit County Medical Examiner's Office said Monday.
The first happened around 4:20 p.m. as a 56-year-old man was driving a motorcycle southbound on George Washington Boulevard “at a high rate of speed, lost control and went off the roadway,” authorities said.
The man and his passenger – a 55-year-old woman – were both ejected from the motorcycle.
He was pronounced dead at the scene at 4:55 p.m. The woman later died at Akron City Hospital at 5:46 p.m.
The second incident happened around 4:25 p.m. as a 48-year-old man was driving a motorcycle northbound on Medina Line Road near Remsen Road in Bath Township.
“He lost control as he approached a curve and went off the roadway where he was ejected,” the Summit County Medical Examiner’s Office said.
He was pronounced dead at the scene at 4:58 p.m.
The names of those involved were not released. No additional details were provided in either incident.