Troopers investigate fatal crash

Staff Report

GALLIA COUNTY — A Vinton man was involved in a motorcycle accident which resulted in his death Sunday afternoon on State Route 160 near mile post 13.

Ohio State Highway Patrol reported the roadway was closed for roughly two hours and the crash is still being investigated.

Shannon Wolford, 37, of Vinton, was driving a 2002 Honda RC51 motorcycle southbound on Ohio 160 before reportedly driving off the left side of the road and striking an embankment. The bike overturned and Wolford was ejected.

Wolford was wearing a helmet at the time of the incident.

Staff Report