Motorcyclist killed in Richland County crash

MANSFIELD, Ohio – The Ohio State Highway Patrol is investigating a fatal motorcycle crash that happened Saturday.

Troopers responded to Eby at Franklin Church Road around 3 p.m.

According to a press release from the Ohio State Highway Patrol, the motorcyclist was turning onto Eby Road when he left the road and hit a tree.

The driver has been identified as Casey Yost, 59, of Shiloh.

Yost was killed in the crash.

It is unknown if alcohol and drug usage are a factor in the crash, according to the highway patrol.

Yost was not wearing a helmet.

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