OSP: Berlin Center motorcycle crash claims second life
The Monday crash between a truck and a motorcycle on state Route 224 in Berlin Center has claimed another life. According to the Ohio State Highway Patrol, 60-year-old Christie Olson, who was the passenger on the motorcycle has also died from injuries from the crash. The motorcycle was driven by 62-year-old Joseph Olson of Windham, Ohio was pronounced dead at the scene.
The accident happened near the intersection of Route 224 and Bedell Road just after 4:30 p.m. when a pickup truck failed to yield while making a left turn causing the motorcycle to strike the truck's right side.
The driver of the pickup truck was a juvenile. The driver was uninjured and was wearing a seat belt at the time of the crash.
The Mahoning County Sheriff's Office, fire and EMS crews and the Mahoning County Coroner all assisted at the scene.
Mahoning County OSP is investigating the crash.