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Motorcyclist killed after rear ending SUV on SR 53

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SENECA COUNTY, OH (Toledo News Now) -

The Ohio State Highway Patrol is investigating a fatal accident in Seneca County.

According to troopers, Kurtis Morgan, age 22, of Seaman, OH was riding his motorcycle northbound on State Route 53 when he ran into an SUV he'd been following which was slowing down in traffic.

The SUV was being driven by Joseph Cunningham, age 20, of Toledo.

Mr. Morgan was ejected from his motorcycle and into the southbound lanes of State Route 53.

Mr. Morgan was then struck by a pickup truck being driven by Paul P. Madura Jr. age 58, of Gardner, NJ.

Mr. Morgan was pronounced dead at the scene. He was not wearing a helmet.

The crash remains under investigation.

State Route 53 was closed for three hours while emergency personnel were on the scene.

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