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Polk Man Seriously Hurt In Motorcycle Crash Dies

Story By: Greg Heindel

 

 

 
 
 
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  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.

   
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