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Published: Thursday, 9/16/2004

Motorcyclist dies in crash near Findlay

FINDLAY - An Arlington, Ohio, man died yesterday when his motorcycle and a car collided at Jackson Township Road 180 and State Rt. 15 two miles southeast of here, the Hancock County Sheriff's Office said.

Jackie Gipson, 47, the operator of the motorcycle, was not wearing a helmet and was pronounced dead at the scene.

The Gipson motorcycle was stopped southbound on Road 180 at a stop sign at Route 15 about 2:25 p.m. when it pulled into the intersection and was struck by a car driven by Tiffany J. Saltzman, of Alvada, Ohio, who was eastbound on Route 15. The impact threw Mr. Gipson from the motorcycle and into a ditch on the southeast corner of the intersection. Ms. Saltzman was treated at the scene.

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