One killed, one trapped after car hits motorcycle

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NORTH CANTON, Ohio — One person is dead, another hospitalized after a car struck a motorcycle from behind.

The crash happened just after 11 p.m. Wednesday in the 1200 block of South Main Street in North Canton.

North Canton Police told Fox 8 that two people were riding a motorcycle when it was struck from behind by a car.

One rider was pronounced dead at the scene. The other was trapped under the car and transported to the the hospital. The person’s condition was not known early Thursday.

Police said the driver of the car was not injured. Investigators said drugs and alcohol did not play a role in the crash.

The crash is still under investigation.