Patrol investigates fatal crash in Green Twp.

Posted by Maggi Martin April 26, 2008 08:24AM (Plain Dealer)

Categories: Breaking News
The Ohio State Highway Patrol is investigating a fatal accident that killed a man on a motorcycle on Friday.

Kenneth Shanklin, 61, of Marshallville, was killed in the accident that happened at 8 p.m. on Ohio 57 near Fulton Road.

According to the Highway Patrol, Shanklin was southbound on Ohio 57 on his Harley Davidson and was near the intersection of Fulton Road.

Another motorcyclist, Jeffrey Peters of Marshallville, was also southbound in front of him and slowed to make a turn onto Fulton Road.

A northbound SUV driven by Brian Kellogg of Marshallville was at the same intersection and slowed to turn west onto Fulton.

Shanklin was passing Peter's slower motorcycle on the right as Kellogg was making his turn.

Shanklin struck the passenger side of the Kellogg's SUV and was thrown from the bike.

Shanklin was not wearing a helmet and was pronounced dead on the scene by Wayne County coroner.

Kellogg and Peters were not injured.