Motorcycle rider killed in Middletown crash

Ohio State Highway Patrol
Ohio State Highway Patrol

MIDDLETOWN, Ohio (WDTN) – Troopers are investigating a fatal motorcycle crash in Middletown.

Investigators say Gregory Philpot, 58, of Middletown, was riding on Tytus Avenue Sunday night when a SUV somehow traveled into his lane and struck him near Enoch Drive.

Philpot was dead at the scene.

The driver of the SUV, George Pickett, 38, of Middletown, was not hurt.

The crash remains under investigation.

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