Motorcyclist dies in crash on I-71

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STRONGSVILLE, Ohio (WJW) — DroneFOX flew high over a major traffic jam on I-71 south near Strongsville about 5 p.m. Sunday, where cars were backed up more than a mile following a fatal crash.

State troopers say a person was riding a motorcycle in the fast lane when it skidded into a guard rail. The driver was thrown off the vehicle, troopers said, and the rider was reportedly killed at the scene.

The motorcyclist was not wearing a helmet, troopers said.

Ohio State Highway Patrol Cleveland Post reportedly first responded to the scene around 3:20 p.m.

Nothing more is being reported about the incident at this time.

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