Coroner IDs bike crash victim

Piqua Daily Call Photo/Mike Ullery
Piqua Daily Call Photo/Mike Ullery

PIQUA, Ohio (WDTN) – A bicyclist killed in a collision with a van Saturday has been identified.

Joseph Giampapa, 55, of Dublin, Ohio thrown approximately 125-150 feet by the impact.

The deadly crash happened around 11:15 a.m. at the intersection of Loy Road and Troy-Sidney Road.

Giampapa was riding with a group participating in a distance ride that began in Springfield and traveled to Troy, before ending back in Springfield.

The driver of the van, 78-year-old Thomas Davis of Fletcher was uninjured.

The coroner said that no drugs or alcohol had any part in the accident.

Davis has not been charged. provides commenting to allow for constructive discussion on the stories we cover. In order to comment here, you acknowledge you have read and agreed to our Terms of Service. Commenters who violate these terms, including use of vulgar language or racial slurs, will be banned. Please be respectful of the opinions of others and keep the conversation on topic and civil. If you see an inappropriate comment, please flag it for our moderators to review.

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