Tuesday, May 24, 2016
Current Weather
Loading Current Weather....
Published: Wednesday, 7/12/2006

Man killed in crash of motorcycle

A South Toledo man was killed yesterday in a motorcycle accident in the 2400 block of Broadway, and police are investigating whether he crashed after trying to avoid a vehicle pulling out from a side street.

Ari R. Baer, Sr., 29, of 1113 Harding Drive, was pronounced dead at the scene about 3 a.m. Dr. Cynthia Beisser, a Lucas County deputy coroner, said there was no indication he was hit by a vehicle. A final ruling on his death is pending toxicology tests.

Mr. Baer was riding south at high speed when he lost control and went off the right side of the road. He hit two viaduct pillars and was thrown from the bike, which traveled more than 200 feet uphill, police said.

Police are investigating whether a vehicle pulled out from Lorain Street onto Broadway, causing Mr. Baer to make an evasive move before the crash. They said he wasn't wearing a helmet and the cycle is registered to an East Toledo man.

Recommended for You

Guidelines: Please keep your comments smart and civil. Don't attack other readers personally, and keep your language decent. If a comment violates these standards or our privacy statement or visitor's agreement, click the "X" in the upper right corner of the comment box to report abuse. To post comments, you must be a Facebook member. To find out more, please visit the FAQ.