Motorcyclist dies after crashing into pole


DAYTON, Ohio (WDTN) — Officers are investigating a fatal motorcycle crash in Dayton.

The deadly accident happened early Saturday morning at the intersection of Santa Clara Avenue and Main Street.

The victim lost control of the motorcycle, veered off the road and slammed into a pole.

The name of the victim will be released once family has been notified.

The intersection was shut down for a short time while officers were on the scene investigating.

Officials are still trying to determine the cause of the crash. 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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