WMFD TV

Search Archive WMFD.com News

www.wmfd.com - A Polk man seriously injured in a motorcycle accident Sunday night in Ashland County has died. }}" />

   
 
 
Polk Man Seriously Hurt In Motorcycle Crash Dies

Story By: Greg Heindel

 

 

 
 
 
  Email Story to Friend
   
  Original Published: 9/4/2012

A Polk man seriously injured in a motorcycle accident Sunday night in Ashland County has died.
 

Duane A. Porter, 33,  died from injuries he sustained in the accident.
  

The Ashland post of the Ohio State Highway Patrol says Porter was traveling northbound on Ohio 179, south of Mohicanville in Lake Township at about 10:21 p.m.
  

He lost control on a curve and went off the right side of the road, striking an embankment.
Porter was ejected from his motorcycle. He was not wearing a helmet.
  

Porter was flown from the scene to Metro-Health Medical Center in Cleveland.

Alcohol is suspected of being a factor in the crash.

   
  MORE RECENT NEWS
 
Image1 A Loudonville elementary school teacher has been placed on paid administrative leave after being charged with felony drug possession. Full Story
Image1 An Ashland County Common Pleas Court jury has found a Medina County man guilty of distributing child pornography. Full Story
 
Image1 An Ashland man charged with child exploitation has been sentenced to 15 years in prison. Full Story
Image1 Johnny Biggs, on Lexington Springmill Road in Ontario, donates gift cards and other items to victims of the Stimens Apartment fire. Full Story
  MORE NEWS
 

Johnny Biggs Helps Displaced Fire Victims

Local Groups Help Children Dealing With Loss

Bucyrus Tackles Two Fires At The Same Time

Phoenix Brewing Gaining Respect Around Ohio

15 businesses cited in alcohol/tobacco compliance checks

Churches and organizations offering free Thanksgiving meals

More News