Ohio State Highway Patrol car

PERRYSVILLE -- Kevin E. Jones, 61, of Perrysville, was killed Saturday night in a motorcycle crash on State Route 39, just east of Township Road 749, according to the Ashland Post of the Ohio State Highway Patrol.

The one-vehicle incident took place in Green Township at approximately 6:26 p.m.

According to the Patrol, Jones was alone on a 2006 Harley Davidson motorcycle heading west when he drove off the right side of the roadway, striking a metal guardrail. After striking the guardrail, Jones was ejected from the motorcycle. He succumbed to his injuries at the scene.

Drugs and alcohol do not appear to be a factor in the traffic crash. Jones was not wearing a helmet at the time of the crash, the Patrol stated.

The Ashland Post of the Highway Patrol was assisted at the scene by The Ashland County Sheriff’s Office, Perrysville Fire and EMS, Loudonville Police Department, Ashland County O.D.O.T., Ashland County Coroner’s Office, Valley Towing, and Gibb’s Towing.

The traffic crash remains under investigation.

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