Motorcyclist killed in crash on Interstate 76 in Medina County

MEDINA COUNTY, Ohio — A 29-year-old motorcyclist died in a crash involving a semi truck in Guilford Township, according to the State Highway Patrol. The crash happened just before 3 p.m. Friday on Interstate 76 near Ohio 3, according to a news release from the Highway Patrol.

Andre C. Elliot, who was riding a 1982 Honda Nighthawk 650, died at the scene. A semi, driven by Matthew E.

McRedmond, 49, was westbound on the interstate in the right hand lane. Elliot rode a motorcycle westbound in the left hand lane, the release says. The truck driver drove from the right hand lane to the left hand lane when he approached the Ohio 3 entrance ramp to Interstate 76 westbound.

Elliot tried to avoid the semi truck, but went off the left side of the road, lost control and overturned, the release says. The semi truck then struck Elliot, the release says. The truck driver was not hurt in the crash.

Alcohol was not a factor in the crash, the Highway Patrol said. The release does not say if Elliot was wearing a helmet. The Medina County Sheriff’s Office, Seville Police Department, Westfield Police Department, Guilford Township Fire Department, Medina County Coroner’s Office and the Ohio Department of Transportation assisted the Highway Patrol on the scene.

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