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Motorcyclist dies after possibly hitting pothole on Interstate 70 in Hancock County

Posted at 5:19 PM, Aug 01, 2019
and last updated 2019-08-02 01:35:20-04

HANCOCK COUNTY — A motorcyclist died Thursday afternoon after witness told authorities he possibly hit a pothole and wrecked on Interstate 70.

Hancock County Sheriff's deputies and emergency personnel were called around 12:30 p.m. to the area of I-70 near Six Mile Creek Bridge on the reports of a serious crash involving a motorcycle, Maj. Robert Campbell said in a press release.

When they arrived, they found Alexander Jonathan Stillion, 28, of Groveport, Ohio, who died after witnesses told them he possibly hit a pothole and the crash did not involve any other vehicles, Campbell said. He was wearing a helmet at the time of the crash.

The crash remains under investigation by the sheriff's office.