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Riders seriously injured in Springfield Township motorcycle crash

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NEW SPRINGFIELD, Ohio - Two people are hospitalized after their motorcycle collided with an SUV in Springfield Township.

According to a report from the Ohio State Highway Patrol, an SUV turned into the path of a motorcycle along State Route 165 at 3:42 p.m. Monday.

61-year-old Leo Flauto of Boardman who was driving a 2002 Harley Davidson Ultra Classic, and his passenger 62-year-old Deborah L. Taylor of Cortland were thrown from the motorcycle and taken to St. Elizabeth Hospital in Youngstown with serious injuries.

The driver of the SUV, 71-year-old Betty L. Welker of Columbiana was also taken to the hospital, but has since been released.

Troopers say the accident is still under investigation.

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